Kofi Boone is a Professor of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University in the College of Design, holding the Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor post.

He is a Detroit native and a graduate of the University of Michigan (BSNR 1992, MLA 1995). His work is in the overlap between landscape architecture and environmental justice with specializations in democratic design, digital media, and interpreting cultural landscapes.

His teaching and professional work have earned awards including student and professional ASLA awards. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Corps Network as well as the Landscape Architecture Foundation where he is President-Elect. He is on the advisory board of The Black Landscape Architects Network and is a frequent speaker at national conferences and events. He has published work broadly in peer-reviewed as well as popular media including The Conversation​, ​Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning​ and ​Landscape Architecture Magazine​.