Alf Simon is a Professor and Chair of the Graduate Department of Landscape Architecture in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico. He holds a Master's of Landscape Architecture from the University of Manitoba in Canada, and a Ph.D. in Geography from Arizona State University. He was a faculty member at the University of Manitoba, in Canada, from 1990 to 2000 and came to the School of Architecture and Planning at The University of New Mexico in August,2000 to start a new graduate Landscape Architecture Program.
His interests are in landscape and infrastructure, cultural landscape studies and urban design. He has worked on several projects integrating various forms of infrastructure into the urban landscape. Alf was a principal of Llewellin Simon Associates, a Landscape Architecture and Architecture office.
He is a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, has served on the CSLA Board of Governors, is a Fellow of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA), and a Past President of that organization.