Courtney Crosson is a licensed architect, associate professor and director of the Drachman Institute at the University of Arizona, where she teaches classes on water in the built environment and community outreach studios. Her current research advances decentralized water systems to address pressing problems facing cities—whether water scarcity in the U.S. Southwest or safe and affordable water access in informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya. She has won numerous national and state awards for her teaching, outreach and research. Crosson, who earned a Master of Architecture from Yale University and BA in Art History from Duke University, joined CAPLA in 2016.
- Master of Architecture, Yale University
- BA in Art History, Duke University