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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Suzanne Lanyl Charles

2011 - 2013
Assistant Professor of Urban Planning

Jennifer Maigret

2008 - 2009
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Kathy Velikov

2007 - 2009
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Sophia Psarra

2005 - 2011
Associate Professor of Architecture

Christopher Brown Leinberger

2005 - 2012
Clinical Professor of Practice

Lara L. Fernando

2004 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Fernando Luiz Lara

2004 - 2009
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Steven Y. Mankouche

2003 - 2009
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Rahul Jitendra Mehrotra

2003 - 2007
Associate Professor of Architecture

Elsie L. Harper-Anderson

2003 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Peter Osler

2002 - 2009
Associate Professor of Architecture

Caroline Constant

2001 - 2014
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning
Emil Lorch Collegiate Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning

Tom J. Buresh

2001 - 2010
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning
Emil Lorch Collegiate Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning

Sussan Babaie

2001 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Assistant Professor of History of Art

Gavin Michael Shatkin

2001 - 2012
Associate Professor of Urban Planning

Coleman Austin Jordan

2000 - 2004
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Assistant Professor of Afroamerican & African Studies

Gretchen Lee Wilkins

2000 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Edward Dimendberg

1998 - 2004
Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures
Associate Professor of Film and Video Studies
Associate Professor of Architecture

J. Yolande Daniels

1998 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Aseem Inam

1997 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Urban Planning

W. Shaun Jackson

1996 - 2013
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning
Professor of Art & Design
Professor of Operations & Management Science

Lisa M. Iwamoto

1996 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Architecture Practice

Ali Mahmoud Malkawi

1995 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Robert A. Levit

1995 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Brian Carter

1994 - 2002
Professor of Architecture

Annette W. Lecuyer

1994 - 2003
Associate Professor of Architecture
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Architecture

William Shaun Jackson

1994 - 2013
Professor of Architecture
Professor of Art & Design
Professor of Operations & Management Science

David Moisseiff Scobey

1989 - 2006
Associate Profesor of Architecture

Alan W. Steiss

1988 - 1999
Professor of Urban Planning

Robert Beckley

1987 - 2002
Professor of Architecture
Dean of the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Anatole Senkevitch Jr

1986 - 2011
Associate Professor of Architecture

Kurt Brandle

1981 - 1997
Professor of Architecture

Hemalata Dandekar

1980 - 2002
Professor of Urban Planning

James C. Snyder

1980 - 2004
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning

Mitchell J. Rycus

1977 - 2000
Professor of Urban Planning

James Alfred Turner

1976 - 2009
Professor of Architecture

Jerold D. Lax

1974 - 2002
Associate Professor of Urban Planning

James Alvin Chaffers

1973 - 2008
Professor of Architecture

Kan Chen

1971 - 1995
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Urban, Technological, and Environmental Planning
Research Scientist, UMTRI

Allan G. Feldt

1971 - 1994
Professor of Urban Planning

Keith A. Brown

1969 - 1998
Associate Professor of Architecture

Robert W. Marans

1968 - 2004
Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning
Research Professor in the Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research

Christopher Z. Wzacny

1968 - 1989
Associate Professor of Architecture

Norman H. Barnett

1967 - 1993
Professor of Architecture

J. Sterling Crandall

1967 - 1997
Professor of Urban Planning

Richard D. Duke

1967 - 1998
Professor of Urban Planning

Katharine P. Warner

1967 - 2002
Associate Professor of Urban Planning

Leon A. Pastalan

1966 - 1998
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning

Jacques C. Brownson

1965 - 1968
Professor of Architecture
Chair of Architecture

William D. Drake

1964 - 2003
Professor of Resource Policy and Conservation, Urban, Technological, and Environmental Planning

Donald B. Kersten

1964 - 1994
Professor of Art

Reginald F. Malcolmson

1964 - 1983
Professor of Architecture
Dean of Architecture and Design

Kingsbury Marzolf

1963 - 2000
Professor of Architecture

Mignonette Yin Cheng

1963 - 1996
Professor of Art

Gerhard Olving

1963 - 1998
Professor of Architecture

Henry S. Kowalewski

1962 - 2000
Professor of Architecture

Daniel H. Carson

1961 - 1968
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Associate Research Psychologist in the Institute of Science and Technology
Assistant Professor of Psychology in Architecture

Harold J. Borkin

1961 - 2003
Professor of Architecture

Robert M. Darvas

1961 - 1996
Professor of Architecture

Gunnar G. Birkerts

1960 - 1990
Thomas S. Monaghan Architect-in-Residence Professor Emeritus

Carl D. Johnson

1960 - 1989
Professor of Landscape Architecture

John H. Stephenson

1959 - 1994
Catherine B. Heller Professor of Art
Dean of the Art School

John Nystuen

1959 - 2000
Professor of Urban Geography & Planning
Chair Department of Geography 1979-1982

Harold W. Himes

1958 - 1983
Professor of Architecture

Stephen C. A. Paraskevopoulos

1958 - 1976
Professor of Architecture

Serenus Glen Paulsen

1958 - 1965
1975 - 1985
1990 - 2006
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning
Emil Lorch Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning

Richard Hall Jennings

1958 - 1963
Associate Professor of Art
Assistant Professor of Naval Science & Tactics 1945-46

Arthur Peter Op
perman

1958 - 1977
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning

William A. Lewis

1957 - 1986
Professor of Art
Associate Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Philip N. Youtz

1957 - 1965
Professor of Architecture
Dean of Architecture & Design

Charles W. Cares Jr.

1956 - 1986
Professor of Landscape Architecture
Chair Landscape Architecture 1969-1978
Director of Arboretum 1968-1986

Kiyoshi Mano

1956 - 1961
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Joseph J. Wehrer

1956 - 1989
Professor of Architecture

William Werner

1956 - 1998
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning

John F. Dawson

1956 - 1963
Assistant Professor of Architecture & Design

Thomas J. Larkin

1953 - 1985
Professor of Art

Joseph T. A. Lee

1952 - 1984
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning

Jack Arthur
 Garbutt

1952 - 1959
Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting

Robert C. Metcalf

1950 - 1991
Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning
Emil Lorch Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning
Dean of College of Architecture & Urban Planning

Leonard K. Eaton

1950 - 1989
Emil Lorch Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning
Professor History of Art

Arnold Benjamin Handler

1950 - 1981
Professor of Planning

William Muschenheim

1950 - 1973
Professor of Architecture

Francesco Della Sala

1950
Associate Professor of Architecture

Alan A. Marra

1949 - 1974
Professor of Architecture

Thomas Fulton McClure

1949 - 1983
Professor of Art

Charles William Pearlman

1949 - 1959
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Kirk Newman

1949
Assistant Professor of Ceramics 2954

Dean H. Wilson

1948 - 1969
1974 - 1975
Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Adjunct Professor of Urban and Regional Planning

Theodore Larson

1948 - 1973
Professor of Architecture

Willard August Oberdick

1948 - 1982
Professor of Architecture
Emil Lorch Professor of Architecture

Edward Victor Olencki

1948 - 1987
Professor of Architecture

Frank Cassara

1947 - 1983
Professor of Art

David Henry Reider

1947 - 1982
Professor of Art

Richard H. Wilt

1947 - 1981
Professor of Art

Joseph Francis Albano

1947 - 1971
Professor of Architecture

Herbert Wilson Johe

1947 - 1984
Professor of Architecture
Assistant Dean of Architecture

Walter Benjamin Sanders

1947 - 1972
Professor of Architecture
Chairman of the Department of Architecture

Chet Harmon LaMore

1947 - 1974
Professor of Art

Glenn Gunnette Mastin

1947 - 1977
Professor of Architecture

Carl E. Guldberg

1946 - 1950
Instructor in Drawing and Painting

Roger Benton Hollenbeck

1946 - 1948
Instructor in Architecture & Design

Gerome Kamrowski

1946 - 1984
Professor of Art

Karl Kasten

1946 - 1947
Instructor of Architecture & Design

John Worthington Hyde

1945 - 1972
Professor of Planning

Carlos F. Lopez

1945 - 1953
Associate Professor of Drawing and Painting

James Donald Prendergast

1944 - 1974
Professor of Art

Thomas Samuel Haile

1942 - 1943
Instructor in Architecture & Design

Aare Kotivalo Lahti

1941 - 1974
Professor of Art

Richard Adolph Lippold

1941
Instructor of Architecture & Design
Instructor in Mechanism & Engineering Drawing

Grover Dee Cole

1940 - 1950
Assistant Professor of Architecture and Design

Ernest Karl Mundt

1940
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Mary Chase Perry Stratton

1940 - 1942
Lecturer in Ceramics

Frederic Howard Aldrich

1939 - 1943
Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting

Bertha VanZwaluwenburg Frayer

1939

Catherine Bortic Heller

1938 - 1965
Professor of Design

Emil Weddige

1937 - 1974
Professor of Art

Donald Burnette Gooch

1936 - 1974
Professor of Art

Thomas Sherdin Tanner

1936 - 1964
Associate Professor of Architecture

George Gould Ross

1934 - 1959
Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture

Roger Bailey

1932 - 1948
Professor of Architecture

Ralph Warner Hammett

1931 - 1966
Professor of Architecture

Beaver Edwards

1931 - 1940
Instructor in Modeling

Jean Hebrard

1931 - 1948
Professor of Architecture

George Bickford Brigham Jr.

1930 - 1960
Professor of Architecture

Harry Robinson Gamble

1930
Instructor in Architecture

T. Gerald Kronick

1930
Instructor in Architecture

Walter Winthrop J. Gores

1929 - 1959
Professor of Design

Ross Thomas Bittinger

1928 - 1940
1943 - 1949
Junior Instructor in Decorative Design
Assistant Professor of Engineering Drawing

Charles Ronello Barnum

1926
Instructor in Architecture

Mary Olmsted Johnson

1926
Instructor in Architecture

Victor Slocum

1926
Instructor in Architecture (Sculptor)

Samuel Chamberlain

1925
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Walter Vancleve Marshall

1925 - 1960
Professor of Architecture
Assistant Dean of the College of Architecture and Design

Francis Skillman Onderdonk

1925
Instructor in Architecture

Jean Paul Slusser

1925 - 1957
Professor of Drawing and Painting
Director of Art Museum

Myron Butman Chapin

1924 - 1957
Associate Professor Emeritus

Carlton W. Angell

1923 - 1962
Instructor in Freehand Drawing & Modeling
Artist in the University Museums

Raymond Mathews

1923 - 1942
Instructor in Architecture

Eliel Saarinen

1923
Visiting Professor of Architecture

Ernest Wilby

1923 - 1943
Professor of Architecture

Herbert Atherton Fowler

1921 - 1938
Assistant Professor of Decorative Design

Warren S. Holmes

1920
Assistant Professor of Architecture

James Blaine Newman

1920 - 1925
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Frederick C. O'Dell

1920 - 1961
Professor of Architecture

Ernest Harrison Barnes

1915 - 1943
Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting

Leon Alexander Makielski

1915 - 1928
Instructor of Drawing and Painting

Albert J. Rousseau

1915 - 1931
Professor of Architecture

George McDonald McConkey

1914 - 1955
Professor of Architecture

Harlow Olin Whittemore

1914 - 1957
Professor of Landscape Architecture
Director of Arboretum 1934-1958

Sidney Fiske Kimball

1913 - 1919
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Wells Ira Bennett

1912 - 1958
Assistant Professor of Descriptive Geometry and Drawing
Assistant Professor of Drawing
Professor of Architecture

Beverly Robinson

1912 - 1915
Assistant Professor of Architecture

Louis Holmes Boynton

1912 - 1924
Professor of Architecture

Percy Ash

1910 - 1912
Professor of Architecture

William Caldwell Titcomb

1907 - 1913
1925 - 1932
Professor or Architecture

Emile Lorch

1906 - 1940
Professor of Architecture
Dean of Architecture

William LeBaron Jenney

1876
Professor of Architecture & Design