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College of Architecture and Planning University of Colorado Denver

College of Architecture & Planning
 

Ph.D. Program Faculty

College of Architecture + Planning





​​Amir Ameri

Associate Professor of Architecture
303.315.0114
amir.ameri@ucdenver.edu​
PhD, Cornell University, 1988
History and Theory of Architecture from Renaissance to present, Cultural Studies, Contemporary Theory, History of Building-types
Osman Attmann

Osman Attmann

Associate Professor of Architecture & Director of PhD Program
303.315.0032
o.attmann@ucdenver.edu
PhD, Georgia Tech, 1999
Green Buildings, Sustainable Living Environments, Environment & Health, Architectural Technologies





Jody Beck

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture
303.315.2409
jody.beck@ucdenver.edu
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
Politics of land use, particularly focused on energy and food


 

PhilLIP Gallegos

Associate Professor of Architecture
303.315.2083
phil.gallegos@ucdenver.edu
ArchD, University of Hawaii Manoa, 2007
Open Platforms, Professional Practice in Design Build, Material and Structural Education
Mark Gelernter

Mark Gelernter

Professor of Architecture & Dean
303.315.1020
mark.gelernter@ucdenver.edu
PhD, University of London, 1981 History, Theory, Urbanism, Traditional Design Languages



Michael Jenson

Associate Professor of Architecture & Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
303.315.1000
michael.jenson@ucdenver.edu
PhD, University of Edinburgh, 1996
Interdisciplinary dialogues in architectural design, technology, and urbanism/Architectural professional practice and globalization/aesthetics/the relationship between architecture & philosophy/The creation of cultural uniqueness and identity within rapid globalization​



Jennifer Steffel Johnson

Instructor & Associate Chair of Planning and Design
303.315.0061
jennifer.steffeljohnson@ucdenver.edu
PhD, University of Colorado Denver, 2006
Mixed-Income Housing, Housing Policy, Social Justice, Diversity, Communities



Christopher Koziol

Associate Professor of Architecture & Director MSHP Program
303.556.6516
christopher.koziol@ucdenver.edu

PhD, University of Colorado Denver, 2003

Evidence-based design, Applied public interest design/research, Historic preservation & design policy history



CARRIE MAKAREWICZ​

Assistant Professor of Planning
303.315.1008
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2013
Community development, sustainable economic development strategies, transport equity, regional planning, urban school reform​









TAISTO MÄKELÄ

Associate Professor of Architecture
303.315.2420
taisto.makela@ucdenver.edu
PhD, Princeton University, 1991
Aesthetic theory, the modern movement, cultural institutions, cultural criticism, classical & vernacular traditions, and global urbanism


CAROLYN MCANDREWS
Assistant Professor of Planning and Design
303.315.0028
carolyn.mcandrews@​ucdenver.edu​
PhD, University of California, Berkeley 
Transportation planning, policy, and design; Public health and healthy communities; Organizations and institutions




HANS MORGENTHALER
Associate Professor of Architecture 
720.207.3299
hans.morgenthaler@colorado.edu
PhD, Stanford University, 1988 
Modern European architecture



JEREMY NÉMETH

Associate Professor & Chair of Planning & Co-Director MUD Program
303.315.0069
jeremy.nemeth@ucdenver.edu  
PhD, Rutgers University, 2007
Land Use, Zoning, Social Justice, Public Space, Urban Design​






ANDREW RUMBACH

​Assistant Professor of Planning
303.315.1007
PhD, Cornell University, 2011
Disasters and climate change, environmental risk, urban resilience, international planning, small town and rural development

Melanie Shellenbarger
Melanie Shellenbarger
Senior Instructor of Architecture
303.315.1000
melanie.shellenbarger@ucdenver.edu
PhD, University of Colorado Denver, 2008
Architecture History, Theory, Criticism


AUSTIN TROY​

Associate Professor of Planning
303.315.1006
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2001
Land use policy, environmental planning, GIS, spatial analysis, remote sensing, land use change modeling and simulation​
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