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Jane A. Buxton

University of Rhode Island
United States of America
Email: jabuxton [at] uri [period/dot] edu

Jane A. Buxton, PhD, is a Faculty of Practice in the Landscape Architecture department at the University of Rhode Island. Her work and education in regional planning and landscape architecture originated from an enduring passion for design and practices that support healthy, equitable, and environmentally sustainable communities. Her research interests include people-place relationships; green infrastructure planning and design; cultural landscapes; and climate adaptation planning and communication.


Judge, P.K., Buxton, J.A., Sheahan, T.C. et al. 2020. “Teaching across disciplines: a case study of a project-based short course to teach holistic coastal adaptation design.” J Environ Stud Sci.

Aragon, C., Buxton, J., & Hamin, E. 2019. “The Role of Landscape Installations in Climate Change Visualization”. Landscape and Urban Planning (189).

Buxton, J. A., Ryan, R. L., & Wells, N. M. 2018. “Exploring Preferences for Urban Greening”. Cities and the Environment (CATE): Vol. 12: Is. 1, Article 3.

Hamin, E, Abunnasr, Y., Dilthey, M., Judge, P., Kenney, M., Kirshen, P., Sheahan, T., DeGroot, D., Ryan, R.L., McAdoo, B., Nurse, L., Buxton, J., Roper, E., Albright, E., Buchanan, M., Marin, M., Fricke, R. 2018. “Pathways to coastal resiliency: The Adaptation Gradients Framework”. Sustainability, 10(8), 2629.

Ryan, R. L., & Buxton, J. 2014. “Applying the Reasonable Person Model to Urban Greening Projects: Insights from the Inner City”. In R. Kaplan and A. Basu (eds.) Fostering Reasonableness: Supportive Environments for Bringing Out Our Best. Michigan Publishing.