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Department of Architecture Faculty

Anne Dafchik
Ms. Dafchik is a versatile architect who has experience with educational, healthcare, municipal and historic preservation projects.  
Annette LeCuyer
Annette LeCuyer received professional and graduate diplomas from the Architectural Association in London and is a licensed architect in the United Kingdom.
Barbara Campagna
Barbara has worked for the past 25 years as an architect, planner and historian – reinventing and restoring historic and existing buildings. 
Beth Tauke
Beth Tauke is Associate Dean in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo - State University of New York, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, and Project Director in the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDEA), the leading research center on universal design in the built environment in the U.S.
Brad Wales
Brad Wales has 28 years experience working years as a sole practitioner registered in NY and NJ. His work focuses on community-based green projects, focusing on mixed-use design, streetscape and pocket park design, and passive solar design, with an overall emphasis on issues of durability.
Brian Carter
Brian Carter, a graduate of the Nottingham School of Architecture and the University of Toronto, is a registered architect in the United Kingdom. 
Christopher Romano
Christopher Romano is a Research Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York and a researcher within the Material Culture Research Group where he co-directs the Sustainable Futures study abroad program in the cloud forest of Costa Rica.
Peter Grace
Mr. Grace has been working as a practicing Structural Engineer in Western New York since 1974.
Dennis Maher
The work of Dennis Maher has ranged from a localized form of civic activism and material experimentation to a synthetic proposition for re-imagining the post-industrial environment  through a variety of modes and media.
Despina Stratigakos
Despina Stratigakos is an architectural historian with an overarching interest in gender and modernity in European cities.
Edward Steinfeld
Dr. Steinfeld holds a doctorate degree in architecture from the University of Michigan and a professional degree in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University.
Erika Abbondanzieri
Erika Abbondanzieri is a licensed architect practicing in the city of Buffalo.  
Martha Bohm
Erkin Özay is a registered architect and an urbanist with a research focus on urban asset distribution practices and their spatial impacts on the city, with a specific concentration on the design of educational environments. 
Georg Rafailidis
Assistant Professor Georg Rafailidis is a registered architect with the architect chamber Berlin, Germany.
Gregory Delaney
New to both the city of Buffalo and the university, Gregory Delaney is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University’s Knowlton School of Architecture, where he studied architecture (B.S. in Architecture, 2008) and architecture criticism (M.A.S. in Criticism, 2010).
Hadas Steiner
Associate Professor Hadas A. Steiner received a Ph.D. in the History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Masters degree in Art History from University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Art in Architecture from Columbia University.
Hiro Hata
Associate Professor Hiroaki Hata holds a post-professional degree in urban design from Harvard University and a Master of Architecture degree from Washington University.
Irene E. Ayad
Irene Ayad, who received her Ph.D. from Cornell University, is an architectural historian and urbanist with particular interest in 20th century western and non-western architecture as well as in community development and historic preservation. 
Jean LaMarche
Jean La Marche holds a Doctorate in Architecture from the University of Michigan and was Acting Chair (2002-03).
Martha Bohm
Jin Young Song, AIA, is a registered architect in New York State. Prior to joining the University at Buffalo, he worked as a senior designer at the SOM New York office and also taught at NYSID. 
Jordan Carver
Jordan Carver is an architectural writer, researcher, and educator. 
Jordan Geiger
Jordan Geiger is an architect and educator whose work crosses architecture and interaction design, considering implications of human computer interaction for social and environmental issues.
Joyce Hwang
Joyce Hwang, AIA, NCARB, is the Director of Ants of the Prairie, an office of architectural practice and research that focuses on confronting contemporary ecological conditions through creative means.
Julia Jamrozik
Julia Jamrozik is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she studied both architecture and art history and holds an M.Arch from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. 
Kenneth MacKay
Kenneth S. MacKay, AIA has more than twenty years of experience in teaching architectural design studios, professional practice and building systems integration.
Korydon Smith is associate professor in the Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo. Smith teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in architectural design, theory, and methods.
Laura Garofalo
Laura Garófalo’s research, pedagogy, and practice focuses on the conjunction of natural and architectural systems.
Lynda Schneekloth
For four decades, Lynda H. Schneekloth has connected activism, design practice, applied research, teaching, scholarship, and academic service with deep theoretical work on the fundamental dynamics of professional and citizen engagement in the practice of “placemaking.” Schneekloth has thought deeply and strategically about working in the world even as she embraced the long-haul labor of healing that world. In the process she has helped expand the knowledge in our field, made a tangible impact on the “beloved places” she has cared about, and nurtured a generation of skillful and critical practitioners.
Mark Shepard
Mark Shepard holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Architecture and Media Study. He received a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University, a Master of Fine Arts in Combined Media from Hunter College, City University of New York, and a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University.
Martha Bohm
Martha Bohm is an Assistant Professor teaching design, ecological practices, sustainability and environmental systems.
Matthew Dates
Matthew has 16 years of experience as a Structural Engineer, Architect, and Project Manager.
Matthew Hume
Received Master of Architecture Degree from the University at buffalo School of Architecture.
Michael Silver
Michael Silver pursues pioneering research in the fields of sustainable design, digital mapping, green composites manufacturing, high-throughput computing and proprietary software development. 
Miguel Guitart
Miguel Guitart is an architect, designer, academic and writer from Madrid, Spain.
Nicholas Bruscia
Nicholas Bruscia’s current teaching and research experiment with form and structure via computational simulation and material prototyping.  
Nicholas Rajkovich
Nicholas B. Rajkovich, PhD, AIA is an Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo. His research investigates the intersection of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and adaptation to climate change.
Omar Khan
Omar Khan’s research and practice address responsiveness and performativity in architecture.
Paul Battaglia
Paul L. Battaglia, AIA, has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at UB since 1985 teaching Lighting and Acoustics: Environmental Controls 2. He also teaches a seminar on Aural Architecture and has taught Generic Building Types and various architectural studios in the Millard Fillmore College.
Robert Shibley, FAIA, AICP
Robert G. Shibley, Dean of the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, is an internationally renowned scholar and practitioner in architecture, planning and urban design. 
Sean Burkholder
Sean Burkholder has spent the last decade dealing with projects of particular relevance to the Great Lakes region including urban vacancy, infrastructural re-purposing and dredge material management.  
Shannon Basset
Shannon Bassett is an architectural and urban designer. Her research, teaching, writing and practice operate at the intersection of architecture, urban design and ecological systems. 
Stephanie Cramer
Steph Cramer studied Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (BArch 2006) and received the post-professional degree Design + Make from the Architectural Association, London (MArch, 2014).
Stephanie Davidson
Stephanie Davidson studied Fine Art at Mount Allison University, Canada (BFA, 2000) and architecture at Dalhousie University, Canada (BEDS, 2002; MArch 2005) and the Architectural Association, London England.
Sue Weisemann
Sue Weidemann, PhD, is an environmental psychologist who, for over 35 years, has studied the relationships between people and the places and spaces they use, through her research, teaching, and consulting. 
Virginia Melnyk
Virginia Melnyk is returning to the University of Buffalo, where she received her B.S. in Architecture. She subsequently earned her MArch from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.