Ellen Vincent

Senior Lecturer
Environmental Landscape Specialist
Horticulture Program Team, Plant and Environmental Sciences Department

Office: 173 Poole Agricultural Center
Phone: 864-656-1342
Email: ellenav@clemson.edu
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 Educational Background

Ph.D. Environmental Design and Planning
Clemson University 2009

MS Agriculture, emphasis in Horticulture
Northwest Missouri State University 1993

BA American Culture
State University of New York at New Paltz 1982

 Courses Taught

Horticulture 1010 Introduction to Sustainable Horticulture (Fall)
Horticulture 2800/2810 Internship I and II (Summer/Fall)
Horticulture 4800/4810 Advanced Internship (Summer/Fall)
Horticulture 3080 Sustainable Landscape Garden Design, Installation & Maintenance Critical Thinking CT2 class) (Fall)
Horticulture 4080_007 Sustainable Landscape Demonstration Garden CI#827 (Fall, Spring, Summer)
Horticulture 4090 Capstone (Spring)
Horticulture 4610 Advanced Landscape Garden Design (Spring, alternate years)
Horticulture 4720/6720 Landscapes + Health (Spring, alternate years)

 Profile

Critical Thinking CT2 Faculty Scholar 2014-2019
SC Green Industry Association (SCGIA) Board of Directors 2017-2019
Louis P. Parsons Award for Outstanding Service to Nursery and Landscape Industry 2015
CAFLS Excellence in Teaching Award 2016
ISA Certified Arborist #SO-6460A

 Research Interests

The therapeutic benefits of nature (primary) and sustainable landscapes (secondary).

 Publications

Liu, P., Powers, M., Padua, M., Dye, C.J., & Vincent, E. (2019, May). Design with culture: A framework to inform the design and research of culturally sensitive care environment. Abstract and Individual presentation; Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA); Brooklyn, New York.

Battisto, D., Vincent, E., and Dye, C. (2018). Technological supports to increase nature contact for older adults (Chap 5, pp 113-134) in Aging, Technology and Health. Edited by R. Pak and A. McLaughlin. Elsevier. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Vincent, E. (2017, Oct 23.) Sustainable urban garden: A replicable model for health. Healthy City Design, Salus: 2017 http://www.salus.global/article-show/sustainable-urban-garden-a-replicable-model-for-health

Jiang, S.; Powers, M.; Allison, D.; Vincent, E. (2016). Informing healthcare waiting area design using transparency attribute: A comparative preference study. Health Environments Research and Design DOI: 10.1177/1937586716675581

Eggert J, Dye C, Vincent E, Parker V, Pham H, Daily S. (2015). Effects of viewing a preferred nature image and hearing preferred music on engagement, agitation and mental status in persons with dementia. Open Medicine. DOI: 10.1177/2050312115602579

Drennan, K., Wijesinghe, D., White, S., Menchyk, N., Vincent, E. and Park, D. (2014). Soil temperature and moisture differentials from concrete sidewalks. Proceedings of the 14th American Ecological Engineering Society Meeting. Charleston, SC.

Valdetero, H., Vincent, E., and Dobbins, T. (2014). How do Clemson University students in the School of Agriculture, Forest, and Environmental Sciences (SAFES) learn? Abstract. NACTA Journal, 58, (1), online at www.nactateachers.org.

Valdetero, H., Vincent, E., and Dobbins, T. (2014). How do Clemson University students in the School of Agriculture, Forest, and Environmental Sciences (SAFES) learn? Poster presentation: 2014 NACTA Conference, June 25 - 28, Montana State University, Bozeman.

Vincent, E., White S. A.; & Park, D. M. (2013). Pre and post perceptions of sustainable
landscape demonstration garden. SNA Research Conference 58, 60-66. Economics and Marketing Section.

Vincent, E. (2011, January). Healing landscapes research. Healthcare Design 11(1), 52-53.

Vincent, E., Battisto, D., Grimes, L., & McCubbin, J. (2010). The effects of nature images on pain in a simulated hospital patient room. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 3(3), 42-55.

Vincent, E., Battisto, D., & Grimes, L. (2010). The effects of presence and influence in nature images in a simulated hospital patient room. Health Environments Research & Design Journal, 3(3), 56-69.

 Links

Environmental Landscapes
Sustainable Landscape Demonstration Garden
Horticulture Internships