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PG Diploma in Landscape Architecture, University of Greenwich UK
BA (Joint Hons) English and American Studies, University of Nottingham UK
Jenny Roe is the first Mary Irene DeShong Professor of Design and Health and the Director of the Center of Design and Health with a multi-disciplinary background in design and environmental psychology. She is building new trans-disciplinary research collaborations between designers and public health professionals to address the global health challenges of the 21st century including obesity, cardiovascular disease and stress. She currently offers courses for the School in Healthy Cities and Environmental Psychology.
Formerly, she was Senior Research Leader in Human Wellbeing and Behaviour Change for the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) where she worked with environmental scientists and health professionals to explore how best to build sustainable, resilient and healthy cities across the globe.
Jenny is an Environmental Psychologist whom explores the interactions between people and their environment, from micro settings (i.e. a room or individual building scale or even submarines in the case of one recent project) through to neighborhoods and macro settings that include cities, whole cultures and geographies.