Dr.-Ing. Bartlett Warren-Kretzschmar, Hanover, was born in New York and studied Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at Cornell University. She has been teaching courses in landscape architecture and environmental planning at both American and German universities for the past forty years. At the Leibniz University in Hanover, she has taught and researched for 30 years. Moreover, she was a guest professor in the international Master of Landscape Architecture programme at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Bernburg and professor in the Bioregional Planning Programme at Utah State University, where she also offered courses in research skills and scientific writing, as well as communication and rhetoric.