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Christine Gorby
Associate Professor, Tenured
Portrait of Christine Gorby
Department of Architecture
319 Stuckeman

Christine Gorby has taught second-year undergraduate studio, fifth-year thesis design studio, design communication media, research methodologies, and architectural theory (with an emphasis on urban theory). Her research interests have focused mainly on design, history, and theory in the built environment.


  • M.A.

Courses Taught

  • ARCH 316 (Analysis of Human Developments: Cities)
  • ARCH 491 (Architectural Design VII - Thesis)


Gorby's current research projects include the interpretation of sacred urban environments ranging from American Shaker villages to the neighborhoods of Belfast, North Ireland. She has also been a curator and primary researcher for a modern American chair exhibition that focused on the relationship between innovation, technology and design.