Born and raised in Wyoming, that state has remained central to my identity. Perhaps it was my early experience in the Rockies that led to a fascination with spaces, places, and context. The first manuscript I can recall writing was an interview about campus landscape planning with the Vice President at the University of Wyoming—for my 6th grade newspaper. With the end of high school I began working in radio and broadcasting—a job I loved and stayed with through much of graduate school. At the University of Wyoming I took classes in anthropology, broadcasting, and geography, but in graduate school at Colorado State I focused on a brand-new field, Environmental Psychology, and that has remained my passion. My graduate work involved outdoor recreation management, architectural color, landscape assessment, and museum studies. I spent about a decade at St. Lawrence serving as the Coordinator of User-Facilities Planning, with a substantial role in planning projects as varied as new residence halls, renovations in the arts, informal student spaces, and the LEED-Certified Johnson Hall of Science. I am the co-author of an environmental psychology textbookand I am particularly interested in improving both productivity and aesthetic responses to indoor and outdoor spaces. I teach environmental psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and seminars in topics such as architectural psychology, human factors psyhology, and psychology of creativity.