Nancy is a Professor in Design & Environmental Analysis, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University. Nancy’s work focuses on the influence of the built and natural environment on human health, well-being, and health-related behaviors such as diet and physical activity. Her research has included studies of housing and mental health, school gardens and physical activity, and nature as a buffer of pain. Nancy is also passionate about teaching – graduate research methods as well as classes examining environmental influences on health. In her “Environments and Health” graduate seminar, students apply Supportive Environments for Effectiveness (SEE) to a variety of topics and issues.