A profound commitment to collaborative and interdisciplinary design education within its professional design programs is highlighted by the Stuckeman School's endowed chairs and professorships.
These positions are filled by visionary leaders with distinguished records of design excellence, innovative design experience, and evidence of excellent design instruction. These individuals have an in-depth knowledge of their field and exhibit appreciation and respect for allied disciplines through demonstrated experience in collaborative initiatives. They also exhibit a record of creative practice and/or superior scholarship.
Stuckeman Endowed Professors and Chairs, 2017–18
Eleanor R. Stuckeman Chair in Design
Dr. Larry Gorenflo, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Geography; Faculty-in-Charge, Environmental Inquiry Minor
Chair in Design Innovation
Dr. José Pinto Duarte, Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, and Director of the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing (SCDC).
Chairs in Integrative Design
Mehrdad Hadighi, Professor and Head, Penn State Dept. of Architecture
Eliza Pennypacker, Professor and Head, Penn State Dept. of Landscape Architecture
PRofessorship in interdisciplinary design
Paul Karasik, Visiting Professor of Practice, Penn State Graphic Design Program
Professorship in Advanced Design Studies
Dan Willis, Professor, Penn State Dept. of Architecture
Career Development Professorships in Design
Dr. Luis Aviles Rincon, Assistant Professor, Penn State Dept. of Architecture
Dr. Wu Hong, Assistant Professor, Penn State Dept. of Landscape Architecture