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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