Welcoming New Faculty and Staff

The College or university of Architecture and Arranging is delighted to announce the addition of 6 fantastic new college members to the university this 12 months, together with 4 promotions, 2 new positions, and 1 new staff member.


Headshot of Dr. Sarah Hearne

Dr. Sarah Hearne is joining the Section of Architecture as an Assistant Professor this Fall. Professor Hearne is an architect, educator, and curator based in Los Angeles. She earned both of those a PhD in Architectural Heritage and Grasp of Architecture II from the University of California Los Angeles, a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Architecture from the College of Technological innovation Sydney, and has taught at California Polytechnic Point out College, College of California Los Angeles, and University of Know-how Sydney. She has practiced architecture at PTW in Australia and Ateliers Jean Nouvel in Copenhagen and Paris. Dr. Hearne’s exploration focuses on inquiries of architectural working processes such as media, style instruments, and the experienced constructions all over authorship. She has in depth knowledge in exhibit curation, and has been invited to discuss and review at educational facilities which include SCI-Arc, Princeton University, Taubman School at the College of Michigan, College of Know-how Sydney, and the AA. Her do the job has been supported by the Elain Krown Klien Basis, Graham Basis, the UCLA Graduate Division, and the Heart for Present-day Structure Investigate (CCDR) at the College of Technological know-how Sydney.

Headshot of Assia Crawford

Assia Crawford will be becoming a member of the Department of Architecture as an Assistant Professor in January 2022.  Professor Crawford is presently finishing her PhD in Architecture, Planning and Landscape at Newcastle College. She acquired a BSc in Architectural Experiments from Cardiff College, a RIBA Part 1 Certificate from the College Higher education London, and an M.Arch and RIBA Aspect 3 from Newcastle University, and is an ARB registered architect in the Uk.  Professor Crawford is an skilled in the development of organic content solutions and their integration into the city realm. For the duration of her time at Newcastle College, she has been a contributing member of the Hub for Biotechnology in the Crafted Ecosystem (HBBE), an £8 million undertaking for the improvement of living technology in architecture.  In addition to her investigate, she is also the Architect for the HBBE and a Resident Artist at the Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Investigation.

Headshot of Sarah Aziz

Sarah Aziz is becoming a member of the Division of Architecture as the first JEDI Going to Assistant Professor at CAP this Slide. Professor Aziz was most not too long ago the Fitzhugh Scott Innovation in Design and style Fellow at the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Arranging at the College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). Her perform explores techniques of circumventing present, ineffective modes of information distribution and cultural creation through fringe study and the development of short term discursive spaces, and consists of her directorship of MOOCH Series, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, and exhibitions in Tokyo, London, and Chicago. Prior to UWM, Professor Aziz served as Browsing Assistant Professor in the Higher education of Architecture at Texas Tech University.  She currently serves on the Board of Administrators of East Lubbock Art Residence (ELAH), an organization that supports underrepresented artists and communities. Professor Aziz holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Liverpool John Moores College and a Grasp of Architecture from the School of the Artwork Institute of Chicago. 

Headshot of Mira Woodson

Mira Woodson will be assuming two new roles in the Section of Architecture: Assistant Professor Medical Teaching Keep track of and Associate Chair.  Professor Woodson holds an MFA in Experimental Art + Technological innovation with a insignificant in Museum Scientific studies from the College of New Mexico and a BA in Textile Narratives from Fairhaven School in Western Washington College. She was a 2015 Web site Scholar and introduced artwork in the third annual ArtsUnexpected and Currents New Media New Mexico 2016 exhibitions. She was co-creator of Westbund West, a design collective that operated a fabrication workspace, gallery, and storefront.  Professor Woodson has taught the two the undergraduate and graduate Studio I and the Skilled Practice classes at CU Denver as very well as visualization and interaction at the UNM Faculty of Architecture and Setting up and UNM College or university of Artwork and Artwork Background.

Headshot of Rick Peterson

Rick Petersen, FAIA, is assuming the recently produced John B. Rogers Professor in Follow placement for the 2021-22 Educational Yr.  This placement is underwritten by the John B. Rogers Endowment for the Development of the Exercise of Architecture, generously established by former RNL (now Stantec) principals Wealthy von Luhrte and Joshua Gould in honor of their late colleague John Rogers.

Urban & Regional Organizing

Headshot of Dr. Priyanka deSouza

Dr. Priyanka deSouza is signing up for the Division of City and Regional Scheduling as Assistant Professor this Tumble. Professor deSouza accomplished her PhD (May well 2021) in the Office of Urban Experiments and Preparing at the Massachusetts Institute of Engineering (MIT). Prior to pursuing the PhD in Urban Organizing, she obtained a Bachelor and Learn of Technology in Vitality Engineering (with a minimal in Physics) from the Indian Institute of Know-how Bombay, as properly as an MSc in Environmental Adjust and Administration and an MBA from the University of Oxford the place she was a Rhodes Scholar.  As a Presidential Scholar, Professor deSouza applies Wise Town systems to study air air pollution and its effects on overall health, the environment, and cities. Her study focuses on new procedures to establish granular maps of air air pollution in areas with limited access to regulatory monitors as effectively as the environmental justice implications of social disparities. 

Headshot of Dr. Carrie Makarewicz

Dr. Carrie Makarewicz, Affiliate Professor, will be assuming the situation of Chair of the City & Regional Arranging Division beginning January 2022. You should sign up for me in congratulating Carrie and in thanking Dr. Austin Troy for his exceptional get the job done as Chair for 6 many years. Professor Troy will carry on to serve as Director of the CU Denver Presidential Initiative for Urban and Area-Dependent Investigation.

Headshot of Samantha Suter

Samantha Suter has been promoted to Assistant Professor Scientific Monitor in the Section of Urban & Regional Preparing this Tumble.  Samantha is the proprietor of Metta Urban Structure, specializing in implementation-completely ready, group-oriented scheduling, urban style and design, and landscape architecture. Formerly, Samantha worked as an urban designer for MIG and Denver’s Group Scheduling and Development office. Samantha holds a Master’s Diploma in City Design and style from CU Denver and a Bachelor’s Diploma in Landscape Architecture from the University of Ga. Samantha is instructing Visualization for Organizing, providing instruction in Trimble SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

Headshot of Eugene Howard

Eugene Howard has been promoted to Assistant Professor Clinical Track in the Office of Urban & Regional Planning this Fall.  Eugene serves as a Senior Metropolis Planner for the Metropolis and County of Denver. As a member of the Community Organizing Crew, Eugene manages the improvement of place strategies for the city’s Community Arranging Initiative.  He is also a licensed planner with the American Preparing Association. Eugene retains a Master of City and Regional Organizing diploma from CU Denver, and a Bachelor in Telecommunications and Broadcast Journalism from the University of Georgia.

Landscape Architecture

Headshot of Dr. Louise Bordelon

Dr. Louise Bordelon has been promoted to Assistant Professor in the Landscape Architecture Division this Drop.  Professor Bordelon has undergraduate degrees in Architecture from the University of Cape Town and in Landscape Architecture from College of Pretoria, a Masters in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana Condition University (in which she examined beneath a Fulbright Scholarship), a PhD in Geography and Anthropology, also from LSU, and a postdoctoral fellowship in Geography at Stellenbosch College.

Headshot of Nancy Locke

Nancy Locke has been training as a Lecturer due to the fact 2015 and will be assuming a new role as a Viewing Assistant Professor within the Department of Landscape Architecture for Spring 2022 and Tumble 2022. Nancy is an city designer and landscape architect with 29 yrs of encounter producing culturally, economically and ecologically resilient sites. Her concentration is on shaping a practical and dynamic general public realm for a wide vary of venture types, which include city combined-use developments, hospitality, grasp prepared communities, civic establishments, and parks and open place. Nancy thinks areas of enduring value are a final result of an integrated technique to style and design and setting up, exactly where infrastructure, architecture, and landscape are seamlessly introduced alongside one another to develop a general public realm that is community-focused and human-scaled.  Presently, she leads the urban structure and landscape architecture studio at Stantec in the Denver business.  Professor Locke holds a Bachelor of Arts in American Literature from Middlebury University and a Learn of Landscape Architecture from Cornell University.

Inside Design and style

Headshot of Susan Melsop

Susan Melsop is signing up for the Faculty of Architecture and Arranging as a Traveling to Affiliate Professor in the course of Drop 2021 and Spring 2022 to oversee the start of a new Inside Structure Plan in CAP.  Professor Melsop is an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Design and style at The Ohio State University.  Her parts of skills include things like Interior Layout, Sustainable Making Tactics, Human-Centered Design and style, Technological know-how and the Natural environment, and Style Establish.  She retains a Learn of Architecture from the College of Illinois at Chicago, and a Bachelor in Architecture from The Ohio Condition University, and has taught design and style studios and graduate seminars at OSU’s Knowlton Faculty of Architecture. Professor Melsop is the creator of Style Issues, a training course that brings students with each other with local community youth to co-structure and construct compact scale structures, household furniture, and landscape features.

Classical Studies

Headshot of Steve Turner

Steve Turner is the new Director of the Classical Reports Plan, commencing Tumble 2021.  He will go on to provide as Director of the Historic Preservation System. Please sign up for me in congratulating Steve on assuming this new role and in thanking Mike Nulty for his exceptional leadership of the plan in excess of the very last 12 months

Fab Lab

Headshot of Nick Stawinski

Nick Stawinski started his position as Style Fabrication Labs Skilled on August 16, 2021.  Nick will come to CAP from the College of Tennessee Knoxville Higher education of Architecture and Design exactly where he was the Fab Lab Woodshop Supervisor.  Nick is an artist, furnishings designer, and fourth-generation upholsterer!  He has been an Artist-in-Home at the Anderson Ranch Artwork Centre in Snowmass Village, Arrowmont University of Crafts in Gatlinburg, and Appalachian Heart for Crafts in Smithville, Tennessee.  Nick has taught programs and workshops at the College or university for Creative Scientific studies, College of Wisconsin-Madison, Appalachian Centre for Arts and Crafts, Tennessee Tech University, Arrowmont University of Arts and Crafts, and most recently College of Tennessee.  Nick attained his Bachelor of High-quality Arts from the Faculty of Artistic Reports in Detroit, Michigan and a Grasp of Fantastic Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.