Sonja Dümpelmann

Sonja Dümpelmann is associate professor of landscape architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She holds a PhD in Landscape Architecture from the University of the Arts, Berlin, and has held research fellowships at the German Historical Institute, and at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C. She currently serves as Senior Fellow in Garden and Landscape Studies at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, and as President of the Landscape History Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. Her publications include Flights of Imagination: Aviation, Landscape, Design (University of Virginia Press, 2014); a book on the Italian landscape architect Maria Teresa Parpagliolo Shephard (VDG Weimar, 2004); the edited Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Empire (Bloomsbury Publishers, 2013); and the co-edited Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture (Routledge, 2015), and Greening the City: Urban Landscapes in the Twentieth Century (University of Virginia Press, 2011).