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Faculty

Both SoCA Visual Arts at the University of Windsor and the School of Architecture at the University of Detroit have an impressive number of accomplished professional artists and architects, as well as scholars and researchers in the areas of art history, visual culture, architecture, technology, and environmental design. The breadth of knowledge represented by these two schools offer VABE students a rich and diverse learning experience.

The following list indicates the individual faculty members from the UWindsor and UDM who teach within the VABE program.

VABE Instructors
Veronika Mogyorody, Dr., Prof. Emeritus, UWindsor
Jasson Grossi, Assist. Prof, Coordinator - Visual Art and the Built Environment (VABE), UWindsor
Dorian Moore, Sessional Instructor, UWindsor

Art History
Michael Darroch, PhD, Media Art Histories and Visual Culture
Karen Engle, PhD, Media Art Histories and Visual Culture
Jeanne Moore, Sessional Instructor, UWindsor
Lee Rodney, Assistant Professor, UWindsor

Visual Culture
Ken Giles, Sessional Instructor, UWindsor
Lee Rodney, Assistant Professor, UWindsor
Julie Sando, Sessional Instructor, UWindsor
Sigrun Torinus, Associate Professor, UWindsor

Visual Art Studios
Lisa Baggio, Sessional Lecturer, UWindsor
Lucy Howe, Sessional Instructor, UWindsor
Cyndra MacDowell, Associate professor, UWindsor
Brenda Francis Pelkey, Professor, UWindsor
Victor Romao, Sessional Instructor, UWindsor
José Séoane, Sessional Lecturer, UWindsor
Rod Strickland, Sessional Lecturer
Sigrun Torinus, Associate Professor, UWindsor
Jennifer Willet, Assistant Professor, UWindsor

Architectural Design Studios
Claudia Bernasconi, Associate Professor, UDM
Libby Balter Blume, Professor, UDM
Wladek Fuchs, Associate Professor, UDM
Jason Grossi, Assist. Prof., Architect, UWindsor
Tadd Heidgerken, Instructor, UDM
Stephen LaGrassa, Professor, UDM
Tony Martinico, Professor, UDM
Dorian Moore, Visiting Assistant Professor, UDM
John Mueller, Professor, UDM
Joseph Odoerfer, Professor, UDM
Allegra Pitera, Assistant Professor, UDM
Daniel Pitera, Associate Professor, UDM
Amy Rakich, Adjunct Professor, UDM
Noah Resnick, Assistant Professor, UDM
Tom Roberts, Adjunct Professor, UDM
Gilbert Sunghera, Visiting Assistant Professor, UDM
Stephen Vogel, Professor, UDM
Will Wittig, Dean, UDM

Ecological Design
Noel Harding, Visiting Artist, UWindsor
Tadd Heidgerken, Instructor, UDM
Stephen LaGrassa, Professor, UDM
Rod Strickland, UWindsor
Will Wittig, Associate Professor, UDM

Computer Graphics & Design Structures Construction
Aldo Collandrea, UDM
Wladek Fuchs, Associate Professor, UDM
Dorian Moore, Sessional Instructor, UWindsor

Critiques
Juried reviews will be used to assure student competency in oral and graphic presentations, as well as analytical, critical and conceptual thinking. Juries will be comprised of invited guests from the academic community and/or practicing professional architects. Jurors will be asked to comment on student assignments and evaluate the progress of their work.

Past Jurors
Kevin Alexander, Senior Community Development Planner, City of Windsor Planning Dept.

Colin McDonald, Principle Architect, JP Thompson Architects Ltd. 

Nancy McKinnon, Architect, Edmonton Alberta

Noushy Tavassoli, Senior Urban Designer, City of Windsor

Evangelo Kalmantis, Integral Architecture Inc., Principal

Michael Di Maio, Di Maio Design Associates | Architect Inc., Principal

Suzanna Stiers, Di Maio Design Associates | Architect Inc.

Greg McLean, McLean Associates | Architects

Robert Argen

Oscar Construction