Jeffrey BlankenshipAssociate Professor of Art and ArchitectureChair, Art and Architecture

Joined faculty in 2011

Ph.D., Cultural Geography, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011
Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1999
Master of Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1999
Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, University of Kentucky Lexington, 1994

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Contact Information

Houghton HousePhone (315) 781-4573

Courses Taught

Introductory design studios, advanced studio in urban and landscape design, history of modern landscape architecture, portfolio design, introduction to architectural studies.


Current Book Project
Everyday Modernity: J.B. Jackson and Landscape Magazine, 1951-1968 . Monograph, under contract with LSU Press, Reading the American Landscape Series, anticipated completion 2019.  

Journal Articles
“Mid-Century Geohumanities: J.B. Jackson and ‘The Magazine of Human Geography’.”  GeoHumanities: Space, Place, and the Humanities. Vol. 4, No. 1 (2018).

“The Flâneur, The Hot-Rodder, and the Slow Food Activist: Archetypes of Capitalist Coasting,” (co-authored with Jessica Hayes-Conroy). ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies . Vol. 16, No. 2 (2017).

“Everyday Modernities: J.B. Jackson and the Postwar American Landscape.” Environment, Space, Place . Vol. 9, No. 2 (2017).

“Reading Landscape: J.B. Jackson and the Cultural Landscape Idea at Mid-Century.” Landscape Journal: Design, Planning, and Management of the Land . Vol. 35, No. 2 (2016).

Technical Manuals
The Landscape Architect’s Portable Handbook, Assistant Editor (Nicholas T. Dines, Kyle D. Brown, Editors). New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001. [Translated into Chinese in 2003.] 

Time-Saver Standards Landscape Construction Details, Graphics Editor (CD-ROM and Book by Nicholas T. Dines and Kyle D. Brown). New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999.  

Time-Saver Standards for Landscape Architecture, Second Edition, CAD Coordinator, Technical Writer, Copy Editor (Charles W. Harris, Nicholas T. Dines, Editors). New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998.