Department of Political Science

Jocelyn Zanzot

Office Hours

  • By appointment


Jocelyn Zanzot is the Urban Design Planner for the City of Montgomery, Economic and Community Development Department. She is a landscape architect, community planner, project manager, artist, and teacher dedicated to community health and the aesthetics of equity. Originally from San Francisco, she has taught at Auburn University in Landscape Architecture and Community Planning for more than a decade. Together with Daniel Neil, she co-directs the Mobile Studio, an inter-disciplinary community-based planning and design office. She earned her Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon in 2003. Her Bachelor of Studio Arts is from Reed College with an emphasis in public and environmental art. She has worked professionally in both urban design offices and design/build firms from the West Coast to the Deep South. Teaching positions have expanded her focus on diversity and disparity in design for public space between UC Davis, the University of Pretoria, South Africa and Birmingham City University, England. Jocelyn’s teaching and practice focuses on radically regenerative planning, transformative design + build, and public art projects in collaboration with diverse community partners towards civic health and delight.

Last Updated: February 01, 2021