Ladd Keith is a planning faculty member and leads the Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments Degree Program at The University of Arizona’s College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Arid Lands Resource Sciences and is interested in the integration of climate change adaptation science and policy for the urban planning and design of cities in the desert southwest. Ladd currently serves on the City of Tucson’s Planning Commission and is active in a number of professional organizations, including the Urban Land Institute and the American Planning Association.
Ladd is a native Tucsonan and a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Master of Science in Planning. Prior to his Masters degree, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts with a minor in Japanese. He lives in Tucson with his partner and their son and daughter.