Elizabeth Morton is the Associate Director for Urban Design Initiatives and a Professor of Practice at Virginia Tech's School of Public and International Affairs in the National Capital Region (in Old Town Alexandria). Her interests and professional experience include urban design, historic preservation, downtown revitalization, public art and national commemoration.
An ongoing initiative with Virginia Tech master's students is the "Echoes of Little Saigon" project in Arlington, Virginia, which documents the experience of Vietnamese immigrants to Arlington after the Fall of Saigon. For more information, see http://virginiahumanities.org/events/echoes-of-little-saigon/ and https://littlesaigonclarendon.com/.I have also worked with the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation to document and map the stories associated with this historically significant African American community in Falls Church and Fairfax County, Virginia. See http://tinnerhill.org/events/giving-voice-heritage-walking-tour
Virginia Tech National Capital Region, Urban Affairs and Planning Program