Debi has focused her career on programming, planning and architectural design for colleges and universities, with special interests in flexible, adaptable and sustainable planning and design, and transformative renovations. She has recently investigated the ideas of Experiential Design and explored the use of retail models to enhance student life spaces on campus. She is a member of the SCUP North Atlantic Regional Council and Co-Chair of the BSA/SCUP College & University Roundtable. She is a frequent presenter at national and regional conferences. Debi received her Bachelors and Masters of Architecture from Cornell University, and was the first woman to win the Rotch Traveling Scholarship.