Thaisa Way is a landscape historian teaching history, theory, and design. She has published and lectured on feminist histories of design and in particular the role of women as professionals and practitioners, Her book Unbounded Practices: Women, Landscape Architecture, and Early Twentieth Century Design (2009, UVa Press, paperback 2013) was awarded the J.B. Jackson Book Award. She is currently researching the work of Richard Haag and A.E. Bye. In partnership with Margaret O'Mara (history), Kim England (geography), and Susan Kemp (social work), Dr. Way is developing the UW Cities Collaboratory, a collaborative work across the University and the City.