Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Stephen Jacobs

Student - Ph.D. Candidate, Professor Emeritus - Architecture

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A former member of the faculty of Tulane’s School of Architecture, Steven Jacobs taught design as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Bolivia. He was a Fulbright Lecturer in Bogotá, Colombia and has taught in Argentina and Mexico. He has practiced architecture in New York and New Orleans.

He graduated with a Bachelor in Architecture from MIT, where he was awarded the Grunsfeld European Traveling Fellowship, and a Masters in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied with Louis I Kahn. At Tulane, he directed exchange programs with the Facultad de Arquitectura of the Universidad de Yucatán. He helped organize two international conferences on the Latin Roots of New Orleans Architecture jointly sponsored by the Stone Center and the School of Architecture. Recently, Steven was part of the team that presented the first conference of the Bolivian Studies Association. Most recently, he was a Visiting Professor at the Facultad de Tecnología of the Universidad de San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca in Sucre, Bolivia.