Associate Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture
312 Architecture 2 Building
Marcella Eaton has a first degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Manitoba. She then worked as a research assistant associate at the University of Manitoba and University of Washington before spending six years as a practising designer with Thomas McBroom Associates, landscape architects specializing in golf course design, based in Toronto and working on Canada-wide projects. Eaton was then invited to study for a PhD in Landscape Architecture and teach at Edinburgh College of Art. Her thesis was on philosophy, ethics and aesthetics in Landscape Architecture with particular reference to design education. She obtained her PhD in 1997 and commenced teaching at the University of Manitoba in 1998. Eaton won the University-wide Dr and Mrs HH Saunderson Teaching Award in 2002 and won Faculty-wide Teacher recognition awards in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2003.
Philosophy, ethics and aesthetics in relation to landscape architecture; international design competitions, including leading second placed team in International Peace Gardens competition in 2002-03.