Letora Anderson

Assistant Professor, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, TX

Letora Anderson PLA, AICP, is a landscape architect and urban planner with a background in
sustainable design, comprehensive planning, and community development. She is an Assistant
Professor in the Landscape Architecture Program at the University of Texas Arlington’s College
of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA). Broadly, her research focuses on
planning and design approaches that foster cultural landscapes, environmental reconnection,
equitable engagement, and community development in minority neighborhoods. Her current
research examines issues of displacement and a lost sense of place in gentrifying communities
and historically disinvested neighborhoods.