February 23, 2021

Rachel Leibowitz

Rachel Leibowitz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and is a co-director of its Center for Cultural Landscape Preservation. She has taught courses in historic preservation and the history of architecture and landscape architecture at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rachel’s past practice includes positions at two Chicago architecture firms; the Historic Preservation Division of the City of Chicago; and the state historic preservation offices of Texas and Illinois. Most recently, she served for five years as the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer of Illinois before joining the ESF faculty in Syracuse. Rachel holds a Ph.D. and M. Arch. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; an M.F.A. from Tulane University; and a B.F.A. from Washington University.