Doug’s current research investigates the cultures, infrastructures, and political ecologies of decarbonization. His teaching and research are dedicated to
- advancing social and environmental justice through landscape design and visualization;
- critiquing unsustainable building practices and disciplinary norms that contribute to conditions of socioecological instability; and
- building inclusive climate futures grounded in community-based values and plural forms of knowledge.
Doug is a Vanier Doctoral Scholar and Four Year Fellow at the University of British Columbia, where he is currently completing his PhD in Geography. He currently teaches at UBC’s School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture, and at the University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design. He has worked in professional practice across Canada, Australia, and the United States. Doug holds previous degrees in architecture and landscape architecture from the University of Toronto, for which he was awarded the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Award of Merit.