As Director of BCSE's Sustainable Design Program, Dina seeks to engage students, staff, and faculty in collaborative and innovative pursuits that treat the campus as a living, learning laboratory for sustainable design. Dina also serves as a key facilitator and advocate for sustainable practices, sustainability education, and ecologically sound campus planning at Bucknell.
Dina's academic background includes a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Louisiana State University. Through the course of her studies and professional life, Dina has cultivated a passion for blending art, science, and design in the pursuit of creative solutions to sustainability challenges.
Since spring of 2000, Dina has taught several courses as an adjunct professor in Bucknell's Environmental Studies Program including ENST 230, Introduction to Ecological Design and a foundation seminar, Exploring the American Landscape. Prior to joining Bucknell, Dina held professional positions as a research specialist in environmental biology for the Boyce Thompson Institute of Plant Research at Cornell University and as a Geographic Information Systems analyst for the non-profit environmental justice organization Movementech.
- ENST 230: Introduction to Ecological Design
- FOUN 09#: Exploring the American Landscape
El-Mogazi, Dina. 2013. "SEEDing the Pedagogical Landscape" in Teaching Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences. Wendy Petersen Boring and William Forbes, eds. Stephen F. Austin University Press.
Alvarez, Leonardo and Dina El-Mogazi. 1998. "The Language of Fractals, an Enhanced Design Vocabulary." Proceedings of the Conference of Educators in Landscape Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington.
El-Mogazi, Dina. 1996. New Dimensions in Landscape Design: Fractal Geometry as a Tool for Understanding Planted Edges. MLA Thesis, University of Georgia.
El-Mogazi, Dina. 1995. "Can High Art and Good Science Coexist in Contemporary Landscape Architecture?" Georgia Landscape, Fall 1995: 6-10.
El-Mogazi, D., D.J. Lisk, L.H. Weinstein. 1988. "A Review of the Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Fly Ash and Effects on Agricultural Ecosystems." The Science of the Total Environment, 74: 1-37.