Endowed Faculty Positions

The Della and Harry MacDonald Dean's Chair in Architecture

The Della and Harry MacDonald Dean's Chair stands as an enduring tribute to the MacDonald's outstanding leadership and commitment to USC's goals. The Dean's Chair will allow all deans to carry vital projects to fruition and to pursue the School's most important educational goals. The Chair will ensure that the vision of the School's founders, graduates, and donors is forever nurtured and strengthened. 
 

Qingyun Ma 2007 - Present
Robert H. Timme, FAIA 1996  - 2005

 

AC Martin Visiting Professor in Architectural Design

The AC Martin Visiting Professorship in Architectural Design stands as a lasting tribute to the Martin architectural legacy, and to their outstanding leadership. The endowment funds a distinguished visiting faculty member whose teaching will instill the philosophical leadership of the various design disciplines of the architectural team and help young students uphold the ideals of the Master Builder. 
 

Oliver Schulze Fall 2011
Francois Roche Fall 2009
Jeanne Gang, AIA Spring 2008 
Minsuk Cho Spring 2007
Randall Stout, FAIA Fall 2005
Joseph Giovannini  Spring 2005 
David Martin, FAIA Fall 2003
Frederick Fisher, FAAR Fall 2002
Scott Johnson, FAIA Spring 2002
Eric Owen Moss, FAIA Fall 2001
Mark Rios, FAIA Spring 2001
Anthony Lumsden, FAIA Fall 2000

 

 

MacDonald and Diane Becket Professorship in Community Design

Established by two USC alumni, MacDonald Becket and his wife, Diane Becket, Ph.D., this professorship supports a USC School of Architecture faculty's teaching and research that explores issues in community and urban design with a special emphasis on the relationships between educational and community facilities.  This professorship is permanently linked to the Diane and MacDonald Becket Professorship in Educational Governance at the USC Rossier School of Education.

Charles A. Lagreco, AIA 1999 - Present

 

 

Nancy M. & Edward D. Fox Urban Design Critic

A faculty endowment honoring Nancy and Edward Fox, members of a three-generation Trojan family. The Nancy M. and Edward D. Fox Urban Design Critic endowment provides funds for the annual appointment of a visiting urban design critic at the School. The critic is responsible for teaching and research in the area of urban design and the role of the business community in the development of cities. The critic incorporates the complimentary roles of architects, urban designers and financial partners in city building.

Julie Snow, FAIA Spring 2013
Dan Meis, FAIA Fall 2011
Mia Lehrer, FASLA Fall 2010
Michael Maltzan Fall 2009
Stan Allen, AIA Spring 2008 
Cesar Pelli, FAIA Spring 2007
David Gray, FAIA  Fall 2006 
Maria C. Romañach  Fall 2005 
Amedeo Petrilli  Fall 2004 
Scott Johnson, FAIA Fall 2003 
Katherine Diamond, FAIA Spring 2002
R. Doss Mabe, FAIA Fall 2001    

 

 

Jon Adams Jerde, FAIA Chair in Architecture

The Jon Adams Jerde, FAIA Chair in Architecture honors Jon Jerde as an internationally renowned architect, urban designer, and distinguished USC Architecture alumnus.  The endowment supports a visiting design studio faculty member, whose teaching will focus on the integration and collaboration of urban design, and architecture.
 

Will Bruder, FAIA Fall 2012
Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA Fall 2011
Lorcan O'Herlihy Spring 2010

 

 

Jon Adams Jerde, FAIA Visiting Design Professor in Architecture

The Jon Adams Jerde, FAIA Visiting Design Professor in Architecture honors Jon Jerde as an internationally renowned architect, urban designer, and distinguished USC Architecture alumnus.  The endowment supports a visiting design studio faculty member, whose teaching will focus on the integration and collaboration of urban design, and architecture.
 

Sir Peter Cook Spring 2008 
Rem Koolhaas Spring 2007
John Friedman and Alice Kimm  Spring 2006
Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA  Fall 2005 
Margaret Griffin and John Enright  Spring 2005 
Kazuyo Sejima and Ryyue Nishizawa  Fall 2003 
Tadao Ando Fall 2002
Michael Maltzan  Spring 2002
Steven Ehrlich, FAIA Spring 2001

 

George Isaacs Distinguished Fellow in Digital Technology

Established by prominent USC alumnus, George Isaacs, the 2010 Fellowship is awarded to a leading international scholar, research and/or practitioner in the emerging field of integrated digital technology.   The purpose of the visiting fellowship is to impact teaching, study and research to stimulate and transform design excellence through integrated digital technology.   The process is embedded in all academic levels at the School of Architecture.  The fellow engages students and faculty through a variety of academic activities including lectures, a studio, workshops, symposia, exhibition and a subsequent publication.
 

Roland Snooks Fall 2010

 

James N. Gamble Director of the Gamble House

The James N. Gamble Director of the Gamble House continues the association of the Gamble Family name with USC and the School of Architecture, which began when James Gamble donated the house to USC and the City of Pasadena.  This directorship ensures that the position is fully funded in perpetuity and that the house will continue to flourish as the result of the directors’ outstanding leadership.
 

Edward Bosley 1992 - Present