Rebecca Fish Ewan

Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605

Biography

Rebecca Fish Ewan is the author the hybrid creative nonfiction book, By the Forces of Gravity (Books by Hippocampus, 2018) and A Land Between: Owens Valley, California (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000), which won a National ASLA award. She holds degrees in mathematics, landscape architecture, and creative writing, and teaches landscape design, history and theory courses. Her research is grounded in the connections between people and place, and the creative and cultural expressions that evolve from these connections. Her creative activities focus on hybrid form work, specifically the mingling of words and drawings.

Education

  • M.F.A. Creative Writing, and Poetry, Arizona State University
  • M.L.A. Landscape Architecture, University of California-Berkeley
  • B.A. Mathematics (With Distinction in General Scholarship), University of California-Berkeley

Research Interests

Hybrid Form in Words and Drawing

Walking and Restorative Environments

Hybrid Stories of Place

Landscape History

Publications

Books:

By the Forces of Gravity (Books by Hippocampus, 2018)

A Land Between (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000)

Selected Other Work:

My Travels with Kafka (Punctuate, 2018) (link is to online color version, was also in the print journal)

Walking Downtown Phoenix's Streets Is Like Walking With Dead People (Phoenix New Times, 7.29.15)

Research Activity

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
LPH 310 History Landscape Architecture
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
LPH 311 20th-Century Landscape Arch
LAP 494 Special Topics
LAP 598 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
LDE 261 Landscape Arch Design Fund III
LPH 310 History Landscape Architecture
LPH 598 Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
LPH 311 20th-Century Landscape Arch
LDE 622 Adv Landscape Arch Studio IV
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
LDE 261 Landscape Arch Design Fund III
LPH 411 Landscape ArchTheory/Criticism
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
LDE 262 Landscape Arch Design Fund IV
LPH 311 20th-Century Landscape Arch
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
LPH 310 History Landscape Architecture
LDE 592 Research
LPH 598 Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
LPH 311 20th-Century Landscape Arch
LAP 492 Honors Directed Study
LPH 494 Special Topics
LPH 598 Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
LPH 310 History Landscape Architecture
LAP 492 Honors Directed Study
ADE 621 Adv Architectural Studio III
GRA 690 Reading and Conference
LDE 690 Reading and Conference
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
LPH 311 20th-Century Landscape Arch
LPH 411 Landscape ArchTheory/Criticism
LPH 493 Honors Thesis
LDE 593 Applied Project
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
LPH 310 History Landscape Architecture
LPH 492 Honors Directed Study
LPH 598 Special Topics

Expertise Areas