Hazel R. Edwards, FAICP

For nearly two decades, serving as both educator and administrator in planning programs at three very different universities, Hazel Ruth Edwards has impacted over 900 students from more than 20 nations across the world. Her work facilitated her passion for increasing the representation of diverse voices in the fields of planning and design. Her participation in professional planning organizations extended her ability to create opportunities for her students. Dr. Edwards’ innovative educational and mentoring techniques have nurtured a new generation of planning and design professionals expressing the built environment in a broad spectrum of cultural values.