Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Robert González

Assistant Professor - Architecture

Degrees

  • S.M.Arch.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, History, Theory and Criticism, 1993
  • Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, Architecture, 2002

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2002-
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2001
  • Senior Lecturer, California College of Arts and Crafts, 2000
  • Lecturer, University of California-Berkeley, 1998

Research & Teaching Specializations: Modernism; Pan-American and Urban Architecture

Related Experience

  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Architectural Education, 2003-2006
  • Board Member/ Director of Publications, ARCUS Foundation Endowment, 2002-2004
  • Architect, Tulane University Latin American Library Renovation, 2003
  • Founding Editor, Aula: Architecture & Urbanism in Las Américas, 1996-
  • Andrew Perez Associates, San Antonio, TX, 1993-1995

Distinctions

  • J. Herndon and Dorothy Thomson Fellowship for Faculty Travel, Tulane University, 2003
  • Humanities Research Travel Fellowship, 1999, 1998
  • ACSA Faculty Design Award, “An AIDS Memorial” (with Paul Kariouk), 1998
  • “Unbuilt Architecture” National Award Winner, 1996
  • Herberger Center for Design Excellence Award, Arizona State University, 1996

Languages: Spanish; Catalán

Selected Publications

  • 2003. “Ensalada Tijuana? Welcome to Globalization’s Gritty Landscape.” In Les Ameriques, Ville et Paysage: Utopie, Modernite, Beaute, Cruate. In conjunction with exhibition, CIVA. Brussels, Belgium.
  • 2000. “For Sale: Urban Aquarium in Santiago de Chile.” Architecture Magazine.
  • 1999. “Learning from Los Angeles.” In Urban Latino Cultures: La Vida Latina en L.A. Gustavo LeClerc, Raul Villa, and Michael Dear, eds. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • 1998. “Waterworks Garden.” Places. 12 (1).
  • 1998. “Blueprints for a Sustainable Bay Area.” Places. 12 (1).

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: The Avant-Garde in the Tropics; Representing Culture and Ethnicity in the Public Sphere

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 3

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