Research Interests: Healthy places, environment behavior studies, therapeutic landscapes, landscape architecture, healing gardens, place attachment
Bio: Lily Mank graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Landscape Architecture and Certificate of Environmental Studies from UW- Madison. She additionally holds a Certificate of Merit in Healthcare Garden Design from the Chicago Botanic Garden. Her undergraduate research has been catalogued in the Wisconsin Idea Project and featured in GROW Magazine. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Landscape Architecture.
Her Master's thesis research focuses on the place attachment. Particularly the connection between adolescent women undergoing substance abuse treatment and healing gardens.
Outside of academia, Lily is an avid swimmer and busy dog-mom to a precious Italian Spinone.