Elizabeth Mossop is Professor of Landscape Architecture and Director of the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University. Previously she was associate professor and director of Masters in Landscape Architecture Programs at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where she was a faculty member from 1999. Prior to this she was director of the Landscape Architecture Program at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. Her teaching and research focus on issues in contemporary landscape design, urbanism and infrastructure. Her publications include Contemporary Landscape Design in Australia, as well as numerous essays and articles.
Mossop is a founding principal of Spackman Mossop + Michaels landscape architects, which specializes in public landscapes, parks, urban spaces and infrastructure. Their work has been recognized by awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, the Australian Council of Building Design Professions, the Royal Australian Institute of Architects and the Australia Council.
Recent projects include Couturie Forest and Scout Island for New Orleans City Park, Viet Village Urban Farm in New Orleans, and the Mississippi Delta and Bayou Bienvenue for the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio.