Faculty

The faculty in the School of Architecture and Planning is composed of a mix of world-renowned scholars, leading architects and planners, and a diverse range of adjunct faculty selected from the professional community.

1/16/20
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Architecture
cma@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 124
1/16/20
Adjunct Professor - Department of Architecture
scamman@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
11/18/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ks285@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
4/23/20
Paul is a Buffalo native who received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been in full-time architectural practice since 1976 working on many of the more significant historic projects in Buffalo.
1/16/20
Jonathan Bleuer began his career with an Environmental Education firm in Downtown Buffalo and gained experience in natural resource management and built environment mitigation strategy. Jonathan continued his career in the field of environmental management and land use planning as a Municipal Planner with the Town of Clarence since 2013. Education in the field of Environmental Design and Urban Planning at the University at Buffalo provided Bleuer a unique approach to preservation of key physical assets within the built environment as well as strategic planning for sustainable community development. As a Western New York native, Jonathan is committed to advancing the field of planning within the region and has held the Director position within the WNY section of the American Planning Association.
5/27/20
Martha Bohm examines the intersection of design with energy efficiency, healthy materials and ecological sensibility through research, teaching and critical practice. She is an associate professor of architecture and associate dean for academic affairs.
1/16/20
Assistant Professor - Department of Architecture
nbruscia@buffalo.edu - Parker Hall 50 - 716-829-5926
1/16/20
Lecturer - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
cc63@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 124 - 716-829-5913
1/16/20
Professor - Department of Architecture
bcarter@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 212 - 716-829-5886
8/19/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Architecture
eychow@buffalo.edu  - (716) 829-5913 - Hayes Hall 124
1/16/20
Professor Emeritus - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
samcole@buffalo.edu 
1/16/20
Clinical Assistant Instructor - Department of Architecture
slcramer@buffalo.edu - Crosby Hall 324
8/22/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ledarcy@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
1/16/20
Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of Architecture
sdavidso@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 313 - 716-829-5896
2/10/20
Assistant professor - Department of Architecture
cldavis@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 216 - 716-829-5928
1/16/20
Clinical Assistant Professor - Director of Recruitment and First Year Experience - Department of Architecture
gldelane@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 128 - 716-829-5884
1/16/20
Adjunct Assistant Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
adewart@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 226
8/22/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Architecture
mafaruki@buffalo.edu - Crosby Hall 324
8/19/19
Randy Fernando is an emerging designer and artist, focusing on work that synergizes neuroscience, sociological behavior, and architecture.
1/16/20
Assistant Adjunct Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
sfitzmau@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
10/28/19
Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah is an assistant professor of urban planning affiliated with UB's Community for Global Health Equity. His research interrogates issues in urban health, public policy, environmental governance, land tenure and sustainable urbanism in the Global North and South.
1/16/20
Associate Professor - Department of Architecture
lbg2@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 313 - (716) 829-5913
4/23/20
Mr. Gottstine holds a CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) accreditation, a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Canisius College, with a concentration in Finance.
1/16/20
Clinical Associate Professor - Department of Architecture
mguitart@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 315 - 716-829-5913
1/27/20
Zoé Hamstead is an assistant professor of environmental planning whose research and teaching explores the dynamics of urban systems, particularly in relation to climate impacts and climate management.
4/23/20
Associate Professor Hiroaki Hata holds a post-professional degree in urban design from Harvard University and a Master of Architecture degree from Washington University.
10/21/19
Professor, Chair - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
dbhess@buffalo.edu - Hayes 126A - (716) 829-5326
12/22/19
Lecturer - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
chogan5@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 124 - 716-829-5913
5/1/20
Joyce Hwang is associate professor and associate chair of architecture at UB. Through her teaching, research and critical practice as director of Ants of the Prairie, she confronts contemporary ecological conditions through creative means.
12/22/19
Assistant Professor -Department of Architecture
jamrozik@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 324 - 716-829-6913
11/2/18
Adjunct Instructor
rmaloney@buffalo.edu (716) 829-5913 - Hayes Hall 124
12/10/19
Omar Khan, associate professor of architecture, studies responsiveness and performativity in architecture. He is co-lead of UB's research center on Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies, which applies design, smart materials and automation to transform advanced manufacturing.
1/30/20
Visting Instructor - Associate Director, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Structure
1/30/20
AIA (Designer, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)
9/16/19
Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ashimakr@buffalo.edu - 335 Hayes Hall - (716) 829-5325
8/22/19
Adjunct Instructor - 2019/2020 Banham Fellow - Department of Architecture
emilykut@buffalo.edu   - Crosby Hall 323
12/18/19
Professor - Department of Architecture
alecuyer@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 213 - (716) 829-5329
4/23/20
Mr. LiPuma is an adjunct instructor and Senior Fellow in the UB Real Estate Development Program. He is the former Managing Director of CBRE-Buffalo, a full service commercial real estate service provider. CBRE is the world’s largest provider of commercial real estate services. Prior to the association with CBRE-Buffalo, LiPuma was a principal with Comvest Consulting, Inc., a Western New York commercial real estate firm established in 1981.
11/18/19
Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of Architecture
Hayes Hall 227
12/23/19
Clinical Associate Professor - Department of Architecture
macka@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 216 - (716) 829-5890
6/6/20
Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Architecture
dmmaher@buffalo.edu - 136 Diefendorf Hall - (716) 829-5927
6/24/20
Ms. McAfee is the Head of Real Estate at Residently, which she joined in August of 2019 and where she is responsible for the company’s growth in the United States. She teaches real estate financial modeling. Previously, she served as served as Director of Acquisitions for Hamister Group.
12/23/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
wmmurray@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 226
8/26/19
Adjunct Instructor
nmn3@buffalo.edu - (716) 829-5913 - Hayes Hall 124
12/23/19
Assistant Professor - Department of Architecture
eozay@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 317C - (716) 829-6912
1/7/20
Professor Emeritus - Department of Urban and Regional Planning

12/18/19
Associate Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
jp292@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 228 - (716) 829-5331
8/21/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ebparker@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
8/21/19
Adjunct Professor- Department of Architecture
jcparkin@buffalo.edu - Crosby Hall 207
8/21/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
mfh@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
12/18/19
Associate Professor Emeritus - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
adprice@buffalo.edu
12/18/19
Associate Professor - Department of Architecture
grafaili@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 312 - (716) 829-5896
5/27/20
Samina Raja is an international expert in planning and policy for sustainable food systems and healthy communities. She is professor of urban planning, principal investigator of UB's Food Lab and associate dean for research and inclusive excellence.
12/18/19
Nicholas B. Rajkovich, assistant professor of architecture, investigates the intersection of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and adaptation to climate change. He directs UB's Resilient Buildings Lab.
8/19/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ranahan@buffalo.edu - (716) 829-5913 - Hayes Hall 124
8/21/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ericreco@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
2/20/20
Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
bjr8@buffalo.edu - UB Downtown Gateway 302K - (716) 878-2433
1/16/20
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
jrehler@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 231 - 716-829-5913
5/27/20
Christopher Romano, assistant professor of architecture, explores the relationship between design, construction and the contemporary culture of building by leveraging regional manufacturing and material processes.
8/21/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
anniesch@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
8/19/19
Laura Schmitz holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture ('11) from the University at Buffalo and a Masters in Architecture ('15) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Laura's passion for low-tech vernacular occupant-built housing led her to work at some non-traditional companies including Earthship Biotecture and Tumbleweed Tiny House Company.  Her built prototype design was displayed at the National Tiny House Jamboree, a gathering of over 60,000 people in Colorado Springs (‘16).
12/18/19
Professor Emeritus - Department of Architecture
lhs1@buffalo.edu - UB Downtown Gateway 302M - (716) 829-5325
12/23/19
Associate Professor - Department of Architecture
shepard6@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 322 - (716) 829-5889
10/16/18
Professor and Dean
School of Architecture and Planning
UB Campus Architect / Senior Fellow, UB Regional Institute
10/2/19
Robert Silverman applies urban planning to the study of the non-profit sector, the role of community-based organizations in urban neighborhoods, education reform, shrinking cities, and inequality in inner city housing markets.
12/23/19
Korydon Smith is professor and chair of architecture at UB and co-director of UB's Community for Global Health Equity. He works across disciplines to build design solutions for those who have been traditionally marginalized from decisions about the design of their built environment.
12/18/19
Associate Professor - Department of Architecture
jsong11@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 323 - (716) 829-5898
12/23/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Architecture
spielman@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 124 - (716) 829-5913
12/22/19
Lecturer - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
dastebbi@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 334
12/18/19
Associate Professor - Department of Architecture
hsteiner@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 215 - (716) 829-5888
12/18/19
Edward Steinfeld, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Architecture and director of the IDEA Center, has been a trailblazer in the field of inclusive design since the 1970s. He believes architecture should, first and foremost, benefit the people who use buildings, and make a positive contribution to the community.
12/18/19
Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ezs@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 126 - (716) 829-5880
1/15/20
Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence, University at Buffalo
Professor - Department of Architecture
despina@buffalo.edu - Capen Hall 549 - 716-645-6200
1/15/20
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Architecture
sarasvis@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
8/21/19
Adjunct Professor - Department of Architecture
swerdlin@buffalo.edu   - Crosby 207
12/18/19
Associate Professor - Department of Architecture
tauke@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 216 - (716) 829-5892
12/18/19
Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
htaylor@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 330A - (716) 829-5458
12/18/19
Clinical Associate Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
klta@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 334 - 716-829-5913
12/23/19
Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Architecture
bawales@buffalo.edu - 137 Diefendorf Hall - (716) 829-5928
8/21/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
adamwalt@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
1/16/20
Visiting Professor - Department of Architecture
sueweide@buffalo.edu - 15 Hayes Annex A - (716) 829-5234
8/21/19
Adjunct Instructor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
winship@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 235 - 716-829-5913
12/18/19
Associate Professor - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
liyin@buffalo.edu - Hayes Hall 331 - (716) 829-5883
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