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Centers, Institutes, & Labs

The College of Architecture is home to one of the most active research programs in the country, and the diversity of the college is represented in the wide range of research undertaken by our faculty. Research activity is focused upon our various centers, institutes, and labs. 

Endowed Chairs & Professorships

Read about the twenty faculty members in our college whose positions are funded by generous donors.

“Natural, Built, Virtual”: College of Architecture Research Symposium

Since 1999, our annual, college-wide research symposium has showcased faculty and student research on natural, built, and virtual environments. The symposium underscores the influence of research on teaching and practice, and serves as a catalyst for scholarly collaboration across the college.


Dawn Jourdan

Dawn Jourdan, esq. Ph.D., AICP

Executive Associate Dean
Professor of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning
College of Architecture

Langford Architecture Center A202


The College of Architecture's Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Coordinator and Institutional Review Board (IRB) liaison is Graeme Wright (979.862.4681 or email) in the Office of the Vice President for Research.