Research Social Scientist, USDA Forest Service
Northern Research Station, Baltimore Field Station
Special Member of the Graduate Faculty
University of Maryland, College Park.
Dr. Dexter Locke (YSE 13 MESc) is a Geographer with interests in urban environments. His research focuses on urban and community forestry, local environmental stewardship organizations, and he strives to produce actionable, transdisciplinary, team science.
Dexter is currently a Research Social Scientist based at the Baltimore Field Station, which is part of the USDA Forest Service’s Urban Forests, Environmental Quality and Human Health unit. He is a 2013 graduate of Yale School of the Environment, with a PhD in Geography from Clark University.
Lead Artist, Fisterra Studio Projects
Curator, Oakwood Cemetery Chapel
Jennifer Chenoweth has a 30-year practice of public engagement through the arts and humanities. As the lead artist of Fisterra Studio Projects, she created an interactive project XYZ Atlas which mapped our experience of belonging.
Chenoweth makes contemporary art in any material that fits the idea, from drawings to large sculpture to interactive collaborative projects.
Chenoweth studied Painting and Sculpture at the Kansas City Art Institute; has a master’s degree from the “Great Books” program at St. John’s College in Santa Fe and holds an M.F.A. in Studio Art from The University of Texas at Austin. She now curates the Oakwood Cemetery Chapel in Austin, Texas to consider the purpose of our lives in the context of a historic cemetery.