curriculum vitae

Page

Lisa M. Dunaway, AICP, LEED AP

Education:

Ball State University / Muncie, Indiana
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture / May 2003
Business Management Minor
Cum Laude

University of Vermont / Burlington, Vermont
Master of Science, Natural Resources / January 2011
Specialization in Ecological Planning
Masters Project:  The Indiana Wildlife Federation’s Environmental Habitat Steward Certificate Program
Co-created and taught the Environmental Habitat Steward Certificate Program, a 28-hour workshop intended to train design professionals how to properly recognize, create, and maintain viable wildlife habitat in the built environment.  Upon completion of the workshop, professionals can certify Wildlife-Friendly sites such as schools, backyards, corporate campuses, and places of worship on behalf of the Indiana Wildlife Federation.
Committee:
Deane Wang / Associate Professor / RSENR / Advisor
Catherine Ann Paris / Senior Lecturer / Plant Biology
John H. Todd / Research Professor / RSENR

Teaching Experience:

Instructor of Urban Planning / Fall 2010 – Present
Ball State University / Muncie, Indiana
Responsible for studio critiques, lectures, assignments, tests, and grading.  Teaching focused on social, physical, and environmental planning in the urban environment as well as “immersive learning” projects.  Also taught verbal, written, and graphic communications skills as well as introductory lessons for ArcGIS Desktop, Adobe Creative Suite, and Trimble SketchUp.  Developed new hybrid and online courses.

Courses:

Fall 2015
PLAN 302  Neighborhood & Urban Analysis Studio
PLAN 261  Communication and Presentation Techniques
PLAN 433/533  Environmental Planning (online)
Michigan Field Study

Summer 2015
PLAN 535  Energy Planning
PLAN 484/584  Visual Modeling (online)

Spring 2015
PLAN 612/629  Community Development Studio
PLAN 481/581  Methods of Public Participation (online)
SUST 400  Creating a Sustainable Future
Seattle Field Study, see Story Map

Fall 2014
PLAN 302  Neighborhood & Urban Analysis Studio
PLAN 261  Communication and Presentation Techniques
PLAN 433/533  Environmental Planning (online)
Nashville Field Study, see Story Map

Summer 2014
PLAN 484/584  Visual Modeling (online)
PLAN 498/598  Emergency and Disaster Planning (online)

Spring 2014
CAP 101  Environmental Planning and Design 1
CAP 162  Design Communication Media 2
PLAN 481/581  Methods of Public Participation (online)

Fall 2013
PLAN 302  Neighborhood & Urban Analysis Studio
PLAN 261  Communication & Presentation Techniques
PLAN 605  Design & Presentation Techniques
PLAN 490  Independent Study
HONR 499  Honors Thesis
Pittsburgh Field Study, see Story Map

Summer 2013
CAP 102  Environmental Planning and Design 2
PLAN 484/584  Visual Modeling (online)
DesignWorks 2013
ARCH 405/406/489/555/598  Japan Study Abroad
HONR 310  Japan Study Abroad

Spring 2013
CAP 101  Environmental Planning and Design 1
CAP 161  Design Communication Media 1
PLAN 433/533  Environmental Planning  (hybrid)
PLAN 481/581  Methods of Public Participation (online)

Fall 2012
PLAN 302  Urban and Neighborhood Studio
PLAN 261  Communication and Presentation Techniques (hybrid)
PLAN 605  Design and Presentation Techniques (hybrid)
New York City Field Study

Summer 2012
CAP 102  Environmental Planning and Design 2
PLAN 484/584  Visual Modeling (online)
PLAN 490  Independent Study
Chicago Field Study

Spring 2012
CAP 101  Environmental Planning and Design 1
CAP 161  Design Communication Media 1
PLAN 433/533  Environmental Planning (hybrid)

Fall 2011
PLAN 302  Urban and Neighborhood Studio
PLAN 261  Communication and Presentation Techniques (hybrid)
PLAN 605  Design and Presentation Techniques (hybrid)
Chicago Field Study

Spring 2011
CAP 101  Environmental Planning and Design 1
CAP 161  Design Communication Media 1
PLAN 433/533  Environmental Planning

Fall 2010
PLAN 203  Regional Analysis Design Studio
PLAN 261  Communication and Presentation Techniques

Instructor of Landscape Architecture / Spring 2010
Ball State University / Muncie, Indiana
Responsible for lectures, assignments, tests, and grading.  Taught introductory lessons for AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google SketchUp.

Course:

Spring 2010
LA 280  Computer Applications for Landscape Architects

Certifications:

Practitioner Experience:

Owner / 2010 – Present
Sensible Ecology, LLC / Indianapolis, Indiana
An ecological planning and design consulting firm providing a wide range of ecological planning and GIS mapping services for government agencies, landowners, non-profit organizations, and other land management, educational, and conservation organizations.

Contract Landscape Designer / Summer 2011
CONTEXT Landscape Architecture / Fortville, Indiana
Assisted the permanent staff with design development, site planning, and construction drawings, primarily using SketchUp and AutoCAD.  Created visioning graphics for a number of municipal school and recreational projects.

Project Manager / 2008 – 2009
Hannum, Wagle & Cline Engineering / Indianapolis, Indiana
Responsible for the design of municipal site and urban design plans, parks and recreation master planning, local and regional comprehensive planning, and other projects relating to sustainability. Contributed to downtown revitalization projects, multi-modal transportation planning, and GIS mapping. Assisted with graphic design for company marketing efforts.  Also assisted with holding public workshops, open houses, and steering committee meetings for municipal planning projects.

Urban Designer/Planner / 2006 – 2007
Storrow Kinsella Associates / Indianapolis, Indiana
Assisted with the design of urban redevelopment plans, pedestrian and recreation master planning, GIS mapping, and preparation of construction documents.

Site Designer / 2004 – 2006
Weihe Engineers / Indianapolis, Indiana
Assisted with the design of commercial, residential, and institutional projects including utility, grading, site and landscape design. Also responsible for the preparation of construction documents, renderings, and design of the company website and marketing materials.

Staff Landscape Architect / 2003  – 2004
Langan Engineering and Environmental Services / Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Assisted with commercial and institutional site design, recreation and trail planning, and sports facility design. Also assisted with the preparation of construction documents, renderings, and departmental marketing materials.

Scholarship:

  • Presenter  April 2015 / Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association Annual Meeting / “The Basics of Trimble SketchUp”
  • Paper Presentation / July 2014 / 2014 ESRI User Conference / “Urban Neighborhood Analysis & Planning—University Collaboration”
  • Poster Presentation / April 2014 / College of Architecture and Planning Symposium / “Old West End Neighborhood Action Plan”
  • Presenter  April 2014 / College of Architecture and Planning Symposium / “The Basics of Trimble SketchUp”
  • Presenter  January 2014 / Muncie-Delaware Clean & Beautiful / “The Spectrum of Public Engagement”
  • Presenter  April 2013 / College of Architecture and Planning Symposium / “Ensuring Accountability in Online Teaching”
  • Presenter  April 2013 / College of Architecture and Planning Symposium / “The Basics of Trimble SketchUp”
  • Co-Presenter  May 2012 / APA-IN Spring Professional Development Conference / “Planning for Biodiversity: Creating Environmental & Economic Sustainability”
  • Co-Presenter  April 2012 / College of Architecture and Planning Symposium / “The Whitely Neighborhood Action Plan”
  • Panel Presenter  April 2012 / College of Architecture and Planning Symposium / “Immersive learning in higher education: interpretations, benefits and challenges”
  • Presenter  February 2012 / Pond Pro Workshop, Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District / “The Importance of Biodiversity”
  • Co-Presenter  October 2011 / Indiana American Planning Association Annual Conference / “Ecological and Economic Sustainability”
  • Presenter  February 2011 / Focus the Nation, Ball State University / “The Importance of Biodiversity”
  • Presenter  January 2011 / Annual Conference, Indiana Arborists Association / “The Importance of Biodiversity”
  • Presenter  December 2010 / Wildlife Friendly Certification Program, Indiana Wildlife Federation / “Landscape Considerations” and “Habitat in the Built Environment”
  • Co-Presenter  October 2010 / OKI Regional Planning Conference / “Ecological and Economic Sustainability”
  • Presenter  October 2010 / Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting / “Environmental Habitat Stewardship”
  • Presenter  2009 – 2010 / Backyard Habitat Steward Certificate Program, Indiana Wildlife Federation / “Habitat in the Built Environment”

Service:

Leadership/Committees

Book Reviews (prior to publishing)

  • Hierarchies of Scale: Sustainable Urban Design from Regions to Buildings by Thomas Schurch.  Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group.  July 2013.
  • Sustainable Towns and Cities by Marc Wouters.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  December 2011.
  • Urban Design for an Urban Century: Placemaking for People by Lance Jay Brown, David Dixon, and Oliver Gillham.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  November 2011.

Jury Member

  • Olon Dotson / Spring 2014 / ARCH 302  Architectural Design
  • Wes Janz / Fall 2013 / ARCH 301  Architectural Design
  • Simon Bussiere / Summer 2012 / CAP 102  Environmental Design 2
  • Miguel San Miguel / Fall 2012 / CAP 101  Environmental Design 1
  • Christopher Marlow / Fall 2011 / LA 301  Housing and Community Design
  • Miguel San Miguel / Fall 2011 / CAP 101  Environmental Design 1
  • Sean Rotar / Fall 2008 / CAP 101  Environmental Design 1
  • German Cruz / Spring 2007 / LA 202  Park and Open Space Design

Workshops

yoga

  • Resume Workshop for the Ball State Student Planning Association – Spring 2015
  • Resume Workshop for the Ball State Student Planning Association – Spring 2014

Guest Lecturer

  • Scott Truex / Fall 2014 / PLAN 100  Introduction to Urban Planning
  • Bill Moser / Spring 2014 / MGT 302  Career Management: Tools, Processes, and Strategies
  • Bill Moser / Fall 2013 / MGT 302  Career Management: Tools, Processes, and Strategies
  • Dr. James Eflin / Spring 2012 / NREM 331  Energy and Mineral Resources

Thesis Committee Member

  • Ellen Forthofer / Honors Project / 2015 – Present (Adviser)
  • Adam Beauchot / Honors Project / 2015 – Present (Adviser)
  • Alyssa Hofelt / Honors Project / 2013 – 2014 (Adviser)
  • Alissa Kregers / Master of Urban and Regional Planning / 2013 – Present
  • Olivia White / Master of Urban and Regional Planning / 2013 – Present (Adviser)
  • Bo Yuan / Master of Landscape Architecture / 2012 – 2013
  • Wenting Du / Master of Landscape Architecture / 2012 – 2013
  • Desiree Calderella / Master of Urban and Regional Planning / 2011 – 2012 (Adviser)

Affiliations/Memberships: