Anna Wik

Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

Anna Wik, RLA

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture

Office location:

139 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716

Resources and links


  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
    Master of Landscape Architecture, May 2007
  • Brown University – Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
    Providence, RI, Teaching Certificate I,  Spring 2006
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Bachelor of Arts in English, May 2000

Current courses

Professional experience

Anna Wik is a registered professional landscape architect in Delaware and Pennsylvania and an Associate Professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Delaware. She has designed, documented, and managed construction of many landscape projects in the Delaware Valley region, working with community and non-profit partners including Delaware State Parks, Delaware Historical and Cultural Affairs, Delaware Historical Society, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Philadelphia Water Department, the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware, and numerous community groups. Anna’s courses investigate the relationship between the cultural practice of design and the built environment. She is passionate about equitable design and is interested in historical, social and cultural influences upon the urban and rural landscape. Other research areas include children's outdoor learning environments, coastal resilience related to cultural landscapes, and edible forest gardens. Anna earned her Masters of Landscape Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Professional memberships and accreditation

  • Pennsylvania Registered Landscape Architect
  • Accredited Organic Land Care Professional, Certification through Northeastern Organic Farmers Association, 2013
  • Permaculture Design, Certification through Eastern Pennsylvania Permaculture Guild
  • Pennsylvania Master Naturalist, Certification through Coursework and Volunteer Hours, Spring 2013
  • Certified Plant Professional – Certification through North Carolina Nurserymens’ Association, Fall 2003
  • Master Gardener of Johnson County, Iowa, Certificate Program, 2000-2001