Robert Lemon is an urban geographer and environmental designer. He studies the social and cultural transformations of North American cities. His research focuses on Latino immigration, cultural landscape, food practices, and the design of culinary spaces. In addition, Robert is grounded in the fundamentals of architecture, landscape architecture, environmental design, and city planning. His diverse academic background allows him to stitch together dissimilar ways of thinking about urban spaces to critically assess and creatively address urban social topics.
Robert holds a masters in City and Regional planning from the Ohio State University, a masters in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a PhD in Geography at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a former lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley in Landscape Architecture, has worked as a lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin, and has taught periodically as a visiting professor at Heidelberg University in Germany and at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain.