Shaun O'Rourke is the Director of Sustainable Design at the Boston Architectural College. His responsibilities include directing and developing curriculum for the bachelors and masters programs in Sustainable Design at the College. Shaun has previously worked at AECOM in New York City as an Ecological Designer and at the United States Forest Service in Syracuse, New York. The focus of his research and professional work is community based design, urban forestry, and landscape performance evaluation. He has presented at conferences and universities across the country and has contributed graphics and chapters to numerous publications including the Design Trust for Public Space and Harvard University. Shaun holds a MLA from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and a BS from the University of Vermont.