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Kim Wilson

Interim Dean › College of Architecture


University of Nebraska-Lincoln • Architecture Hall • Lincoln NE, 68588-0107 • 402.472.9230 • kwilson4@unl.edu



Kim Wilson

UNL professor of landscape architecture Kim Wilson became interim dean of the College of Architecture on June 8, 2012. A member of the UNL Architecture faculty since 2009, Wilson also has appointments in UNL Cooperative Extension, and is program director for both Landscape Architecture and Community and Regional Planning.

Her current research focuses on improving teaching and learning, experiential learning, service learning, cooperative learning on teams, and assessment of learning.

Wilson earned her bachelor's in landscape architecture from Penn State and her master's in landscape architecture from University of Michigan. She previously was at Purdue University where she taught community planning and design, and urban design studies, as well as landscape representation using technology. Prior to joining academia, Wilson worked for more than 25 years for nationally and internationally recognized firms including Sasaki Associates, JJR-Smith Group and Pollack Design Associates. Her experience focused on site design and planning for urban waterfronts, light rail transit corridors, large land holdings and parks, and open spaces.

Wilson's professional work has been nationally recognized in five design awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects.

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