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Seth Denizen

Seth Denizen is a researcher and design practitioner trained in landscape architecture, evolutionary biology, and human geography. His published work is multidisciplinary, addressing art and design, soil science, urban geography, and agriculture. He holds a Ph.D. in geography from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied the political ecology of soil in the Mexico City–Mezquital Valley hydrological system. In 2019, he was a recipient of the SOM Foundation Research Prize. Denizen has previously taught at Harvard, Berkeley, the University of Hong Kong, and Princeton, where he was a Princeton-Mellon Fellow in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.