Elizabeth Boults

Position Title
Continuing Lecturer

  • Landscape Architecture + Environmental Design
115 Hunt Hall

Elizabeth Boults has been teaching in the landscape architecture program at UC Davis since 2004. Her subject areas include landscape representation, site design, and the history and theory of the built environment. She is a licensed landscape architect with extensive experience in both academic and professional realms. Elizabeth has worked for several respected design firms on the east coast and in California, in various roles from design and production to project management. Projects have included urban landscape revitalization, drought-tolerant planting design for large-scale estates, and landscape renovation of historically-significant properties. She has taught at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, University of Kentucky, and UC Berkeley, and continues to be involved with the Landscape Architecture Certificate program at UC Berkeley Extension. She maintains a particular commitment to undergraduate education, fostering creative thinking and environmental awareness in beginning students. Elizabeth also merges her passion for history, art and culture by organizing and directing independent summer study programs in Italy and France. She is co-author of the book Illustrated History of Landscape Design (Wiley, 2010) and has published articles in Journal of Landscape Architecture (2014) and Ground Up (2014). She is a former Fellow at the MacDowell Art Colony in Peterborough, NH, and currently holds office on the Executive Committee of the Northern California Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

MLA, University of California, Berkeley, 1994

BS, State University College at Oneonta, NY, 1981