David Holzman

David Trent Holzman is a candidate on the DDes program at FIU. Using disgust theory as a lens, his doctoral research focuses on assumptions and practices related to hygiene in built-environment design and policy. David is also an Adjunct Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, NYU Buenos Aires, and New York Botanical Garden, where he teaches courses related to urban design, public space, and green infrastructure, among other topics. He also co-advises interschool design teams of students from NYU, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris, and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in collaborative competition proposals. David received his Bachelor of Arts in gender studies from the University of Chicago, and his Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia. He resides in New York City with his cat, Salami.