Monique Ekaete Bassey

Monique Ekaete Bassey

Monique Ekaete Bassey

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture

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Bachelor of Architecture, University of Arizona, 2011

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Arizona, 2014


Monique Bassey is a visiting assistant professor with the Landscape Architecture Program. Bassey’s teaching interests and experience include design studios with a focus on environmental and social justice as well as landscape technology courses on grading, materials and methods, and construction detailing.

Prior to joining University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Bassey was the Marie M. Bickham Chair, Professional in Residence, with the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University. As a practitioner, Bassey has ten years of experience as a landscape designer. Her experience spans a variety of project types, including neighborhood plans, university campus plans, community engagement, site design, and outreach initiatives. As an educator and designer, Bassey is passionate about bringing diverse perspectives to her students and project teams and contributing to innovative and creative design solutions.

Bassey is an active member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). She currently serves on the national ASLA Executive Committee and Board of Trustees as the vice president of communications. Additionally, she is a passionate member of the Black Landscape Architects Network (BlackLAN) and serves on the emerging professionals committee.

UNL Course:

Fall 2023

• LARC 492/592 – Professional Elective
• LARC 330 – Site Systems III

Spring 2024:

• DSGN 111 – Design Making
• LARC 411 – Design Studio