Stephanie Carlisle is an architect and ecologist whose work focuses on the interaction between the constructed and natural environment, including life cycle assessment (LCA), urban ecology, environmental justice, and climate policy. She is a research scientist at the Carbon Leadership Forum, where she works to develop open-access embodied carbon and LCA data, tools, and methods to support the building sector in radically decarbonizing construction.
Stephanie joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design in 2014. She is presently a lecturer in Urban Ecology in the Department of Landscape Architecture and a lecturer in Building Technology in the Department of Architecture. Her classes train students to expand their design practice and research skills to address the pressing challenges of climate change and social justice.