Associate Professor Dennis “Buck” Abbey retired in May 2013 after teaching design, site engineering, graphics, and professional practice courses at the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture for almost 40 years. He taught the only course on municipal green laws in the nation.
Abbey received his BS in Landscape Architecture from Michigan State University and his Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design. Abbey continues his research and writing in the area of community landscape law. He has assumed full-time management of Abbey Associates, Inc. Landscape Architects – Planners- Development Consultants. The company, established in 1979, has recently started a new division, BeachVIEWHomes, to build custom beach houses in Pass Christian, Mississippi.