Chris Ellis, associate professor of landscape architecture at
Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture, was
elected to a 3-year term as president of the Council of Educators
in Landscape Architecture (CELA), an organization concerned with
the content and quality of professional education in landscape
architecture. Virtually all landscape architecture programs the
United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are affiliated
Ellis, a member of the College of Architecture faculty since
1998, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, and M.L.A.
from Cornell University, and a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts.
His scholarly interests include landscape architecture, landscape
planning, landscape ecology, spatial modeling and analysis and
applications of information technology to planning and design.