James LaGro

Professor of Planning & Landscape Architecture

College of Letters & Sciences

​The causes and consequences of land use dynamics and landscape change - especially within the built environment - are James LaGro’s primary research interests. His current work addresses climate change mitigation and adaptation, community vulnerability assessment, and "smart growth" strategies for retrofitting the built environment.

  • Sustainable cities
  • Water resources
  • Infrastructure siting
  • Land use and landscape ecology
  • Green infrastructure