Assistant Research Professor
Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University, 2008
Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Auburn University, 2008
Bachelor of Arts, Millsaps College
Registered Architect, Massachusetts
Betsy Farrell Garcia, Assistant Research Professor, joined the Front Porch Initiative team in 2020. Garcia is a 2008 graduate of Rural Studio’s 5th-year program and a member of the student team that designed and built the 20K Bridge Home. A registered architect in Massachusetts, her experience ranges from master planning and design to construction administration and delivery of award-winning projects. She brings expertise with envisioning and designing efficient, resilient, and equitable housing for communities that need it most. Her strong belief in Rural Studio’s community-driven mission motivates her in furthering its valuable work.