Anna Makido

Beaverton, Oregon

The special topics in design, which focused on graphic communications, has been both extremely useful and fun!

Why did you choose Cornell and AAP?

I really liked the atmosphere on campus when I came to the spring open house.

What inspired you to join the field of regional science?

I noticed the lack of green when I traveled to Japan and became interested in increasing vegetation in urban environments.

What experiences have contributed to your sense of belonging at AAP?

The special topics in design, which focused on graphic communications, has been both extremely useful and fun!

What do you hope to accomplish during your time at AAP and after graduation?

Before starting this program I was determined to get my Ph.D., but I'm not sure anymore. I'd like to work for a few years focusing on environmental planning and design.