Suzanne L. Turner, FASLA, is a professor emerita of the School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University and principal of Suzanne Turner Associates, a firm specializing in cultural resource history and management, community preservation planning, and landscape design. Turner has a long-standing interest in the preservation and interpretation of historic and cultural landscapes. Among her projects are Shadows-on-the-Teche in New Iberia, the Hermann-Grima House in New Orleans, Bayou Bend Gardens, Rienzi in Houston, and Drayton Hall near Charleston (with Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates). She has consulted on historic landscape projects in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Illinois and contributed to many books. She is the coauthor of The Gardens of Louisiana: Places of Work and Wonder and editor of The Garden Diary of Martha Turnbull, Mistress of Rosedown Plantation.