Gibbs College to Host Madison Swayne Lecture, “Environmental Justice Opportunities & Brownfield Redevelopment,” on March 31

The University of Oklahoma Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture is pleased to host Madison Swayne, former brownfields remediation consultant and Assistant Professor at San Diego State University, will describe the history and distribution of Brownfield sites in the United States.

Swayne will also discuss best practices for the evaluation and cleanup of Brownfield sites along with opportunities for funding such actions. Her lecture, entitled “Environmental Justice Opportunities & Brownfield Redevelopment,” will take place on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, via Zoom from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

About Dr. Swayne

Madison Swayne is an Assistant Professor of City Planning in the School of Public Affairs at San Diego State University. She is a social science researcher who uses mixed-methods including big data, automated computing methods, and primary data sources to answer research questions at the intersection of environmental justice and land use. Her research examines how urban form, real estate development, environmental policies, and nuisance continue to reproduce and exacerbate well-documented patterns of environmental injustice. Swayne teaches courses in environmental planning, land use and environmental law, and sustainable urbanism. Before joining SDSU, Swayne completed her Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Development at the University of Southern California. She has a Master’s and Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Southern California and has worked in environmental consulting in Southern California.

This event is made possible by the Bruce Goff Chair of Creative Architecture endowment. Please contact Dr. Bryce Lowery with questions about the event (