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Casanova Named Instructor with Landscape Architecture Department

Casanova Named Instructor with Landscape Architecture Department

Christine Casanova, an expert in design methods for merchandising, has been named an instructor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her teaching post on Sept. 1.

The Louisiana native said she is passionate about teaching and is particularly interested in improved teaching techniques and learning models for the modern generation of “net-natives.” Casanova said she works to include technology and media in her classroom and teaching format.

Before joining the Texas Tech faculty, Casanova worked as a full-time instructor at the University of Texas-Austin as a specialist in textiles. She also worked as an interior designer. In addition to teaching, she freelances as a landscape designer, working in the residential area with a concentration on xeric gardening and resource sustainability.

Casanova received her bachelor’s in art history from the University of Texas-Arlington. She recently completed her master’s in landscape architecture with a specialization in sustainability at Texas Tech. She’s a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Native Plant Society, and a Certified Lubbock Master Gardener.

Written by Kelsey Shaw

CONTACT: Alon Kvashny, Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2858 or alon.kvashny@ttu.edu

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