People

Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Christopher Drew Armstrong, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (Columbia University, 2003); M.Phil. (Columbia University, 1996); M.A. (University of Toronto, 1994); B.Arch. (University of Toronto, 1992); Associate AIA.

• Areas of Research: European & American architecture (18th-19th centuries); European art, travel and visual culture (18th century).

• Courses taught: HAA 0030 | Introduction to Modern Art; HAA 0040 | Introduction to Western Architecture; HAA 0480 | Modern Architecture; HAA 1040 | Architecture: Image, Text, Theory; HAA 1400 | Topics in Modern Art. Architecture 1800-1980; HAA 1407 | Architecture & Enlightenment; HAA 1907 | Architecture & the City in Central Europe.

Karen Gerhart, Professor. Ph.D. (University of Kansas, 1992).

Areas of research: pre-modern Japanese art.

Courses taught since 2002: HAA 1601 Special Topics: Authority in Japanese Art and Architecture.

Thomas Morton, Lecturer. Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania, 2003); B.A. (Pennsylvania State University, 1995).

• Areas of research: Roman architecture and urbanism.

• Courses taught: HAA 0480 | Modern Architecture; HAA 0940 | Approaches to the Built Environment; HAA 1020 | Architectural Studies Proseminar; HAA 1901 | Special Topics: Islamic Architecture.

Mrinalini Rajagopalan, Associate Professor. Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley, 2007); M.S. Architecture (University of California, Berkeley, 2003); B.Arch. (University of Arkansas, 1996).

• Areas of research: South Asian architecture and urbanism; global modernisms; history of preservation.

• Courses taught: HAA 0940 | Approaches to the Built Environment; HAA 1480 | Architecture after 1945: Global Competitions; HAA 1910 | Modernity, Modernism, and Housing; HAA 1910 | Global Preservation: A Modern History.

Franklin Toker, Professor. Ph.D. (Harvard, 1973); M.A. (Oberlin, 1966); B.A. (McGill, 1964).

Areas of research: Medieval and Renaissance architecture; American architecture and urbanism.

Courses taught since 2002: HAA 0040 Introduction to Western Architecture; HAA 0510 Pittsburgh Architecture and Urbanism; HAA 1010: Approaches to Art History; HAA 1305 Early Renaissance Architecture; HAA 1306 High Renaissance Architecture; HAA 1407 Eighteenth-Century Architecture; HAA 1530 American Architecture 1; HAA 1531 American Architecture 2.

Anne Weis, Associate Professor. Ph.D (Bryn Mawr, 1976); M.A., B.A. (University of Missouri)

Areas of research: Roman art and architecture; American art and architecture.

Courses taught since 2002: HAA 1010 Approaches to Art History: Gendered Space in the Greek City; HAA 1160 Roman Architecture.

Visiting Instructors and Part-time Faculty

Angelique Bamberg, B.A. (U Virginia); M.A. (Cornell). Areas of research: 20th-century American architecture and urbanism; history of planned communities. Courses taught since 2001: HAA 1920 Introduction to Historic Preservation; HAA 1922 Preservation: Texts and Theory.

John Barbera, project manager/designer, Penner & Associates Architects. B.S. (U Notre Dame); M.Arch (Syracuse). Courses taught since 2009: HAA 1913 Architectural Studies Seminar.

Brendan Froeschl, facilities manager, Waldorf School of Pittsburgh. B.A. AAS (Belmont Technical College). Courses taught since 2008: HAA 1910 Window Restoration Practicum.

Utkarsh Ghildyal, project architect, Renaissance 3 Architects. B.Arch. (Bombay); M.Arch. (U Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Assoc. AIA. Courses taught since 2007: HAA 1916 Design Studio 1; HAA 1917 Design Studio 2.

Kevin Kunak, B.A. (U Pittsburgh); M.Arch (U Miami). Courses to be taught beginning fall 2011: HAA 1914 Architecture + Computer Applications.

Jozef Petrak, project architect, Renaissance 3 Architects. B.A. Architectural Studies (U Pittsburgh); M.Arch. (Cal Polytechnic), Assoc. AIA. Courses taught since 2006: HAA 1916 Design Studio 1; HAA 1917 Design Studio 2; HAA 1914 Architecture + Computer Applications.

Jeff Slack, AICP, historic preservation planner, Pfaffmann + Associates Architects. B.A. (Westminster College); M.A. (Cornell). Courses taught since 2008: HAA 1921 Documentation + Conservation Studio.

Staff

Linda Hicks, Administrator for HAA

Corrin Trombley, Graduate and Undergraduate Administrator

Field Trips

UVA+DC

Vienna IFTA

Vienna IFTA

Projects