Department of Architecture Faculty


Imdat As    Joseph Buchek    Christian Carloni    Michael J. Crosbie    Daniel Davis    James E. Fuller    Ira Hessmer    Seth Holmes    Elizabeth Petry    Theodore Sawruk    Rebeccah Tuscano-Moss   


IMDAT AS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Hartford. He received is B.Arch. from the Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi, Turkey; M.Sc. degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and doctoral degree from Harvard University. His research interests include Digital Media Technologies in Architecture, and Architectural Representation and Graphic Communication. http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/as | 860-768-4241 | as@hartford.edu |
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Joseph Buchek

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CHRISTIAN CARLONI, Ph.D., is an assistant professor and coordinator of the program’s structures sequence. Prior to joining the Department of Architecture faculty at Hartford, he had been an assistant professor at the University of Bologna (Italy). He has been a visiting scholar at the City College of New York and a visiting professor at the University of Miami. Carloni is a structural engineer with research interests in fracture mechanics, masonry structures, and composites materials. He is the author of a book on Elasticity and Plasticity and of more than 50 articles on structural mechanics. He has served as reviewer for several international journals. As a licensed engineer, Carloni previously worked on a variety of restoration projects in Italy. He holds a five-year bachelor’s degree with honors in civil engineering and a doctoral degree in structural mechanics from the University of Bologna. | 860-768-4857 | carloni@hartford.edu |
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MICHAEL J. CROSBIE , Ph.D., FAIA, is Chair of the Department of Architecture, Associate Dean of the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, and an associate professor. He has been involved in architectural education for more than 20 years, and has lectured at architecture schools across the U.S. and abroad. His major contributions to the profession have been in the field of architectural publication. He has been an editor for a number of national architectural magazines, and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Faith & Form, a journal on religious art and architecture. He is the author of more than 20 books on architecture and of hundreds of articles on the subject. A licensed architect, Crosbie previously practiced with Centerbrook Architects (a nationally recognized design firm) and with Steven Winter Associates (one of the country's leading firms in the field of sustainable architecture).
Crosbie is on the Connecticut Architecture Foundation Board of Directors, serves on the Advisory Board of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, and is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.
He studied architecture at Catholic University. | 860-768-4755 | crosbie@hartford.edu | LinkedIn

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DANIEL DAVIS , AIA, is a professor of architecture with more than 20 years of experience as a design architect. Many of his projects have been published in professional journals and/or have won design awards. Davis holds a bachelor's in architecture from Catholic University and both a bachelor's and a master's in architecture from the Pratt Institute. He is also the director of design for the Hartford, Connecticut office of Fletcher-Thompson, Architects and Engineers. | 860-768-4094 | ddavis@hartford.edu |
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JAMES E. FULLER , AIA, is an associate professor. A licensed architect since 1984, he is an active member of the American Institute of Architects and is on the national Architects and Education Committee. He is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Fuller holds a bachelor's in architecture with university honors from Carnegie-Mellon University and a master's in education from the University of Hartford. He is the principal architect, researcher, and investigator with the Center for Integrated Design. The CID provides multi-disciplinary solutions to communities and organizations through an integrated design and business solutions strategy. | 860-768-5137 | fuller@hartford.edu |
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IRA HESSMER , R.A., teaches architectural history, and has more than 20 years of experience as an architect both here in the United States and in Germany. She received her five–year Professional Bachelor’s of Architecture degree from Syracuse University School of Architecture, including a semester abroad in Florence, Italy. In the United States she has worked for Tai Soo Kim Partners including extensive Construction Administration for various private schools, university projects, and community centers. She has been practicing on her own for 13 years in different capacities. In addition to being an adjunct at the University of Hartford, she is the Program Coordinator for the Architecture Program and an adjunct professor at Capital Community College in Hartford. | 860-768-5488 | hessmer@hartford.edu |
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SETH HOLMES, R.A., LEED BD+C is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, CT. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture Magna Cum Laude from Roger Williams University, and a Master of Design Studies with Distinction in Sustainable Design from Harvard University. Holmes was adjunct faculty at Northeastern University in the School of Architecture and taught at Roger Williams University for the Summer Academy in Architecture. At the University of Hartford he teaches sustainable design and building systems to graduate and undergraduate students. Holmes received his Architecture license in 2007 and his professional experiences include design and project management at Payette, Kao Design Group, Benefit Street Design, and Fontanese, Folts, Aubrecht and Ernst Architects. Seth Holmes’ research interests include the relationship of climate change adaptation practices and net-zero energy building and neighborhood design. Seth and his wife Julie live in West Hartford and spend their free time exploring nature with friends and family. | 860-768-4764 | sholmes@hartford.edu |
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ELIZABETH PETRY , AIA, is an associate professor who has more than 20 years experience in the profession, focused mainly on health care, housing and education. Petry was the director of education for the nationally award-winning Connecticut Architecture Resource Center in New Haven, Connecticut. She holds both a bachelor's and a master's of architecture from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. She is an architectural consultant in private practice. | 860-768-5136 | petry@hartford.edu |
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THEODORE SAWRUK is a full-time Visiting Professor for this academic year. He is a graduate of the Carnegie-Mellon University architecture program and the Architectural Association in London. Ted has taught architecture at Drury University, Hampton University, Southern College of Technology, and the University of Arkansas, and has been involved in a number of accreditation efforts at these schools. He has practiced at a number of firms both here and abroad, and is the recipient of a number of grants and awards. | 860-768-5763 | sawruk@hartford.edu |
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REBECCAH TUSCANO-MOSS, adjunct professor, received her bachelor of architecture degree from the University of Arkansas E. Fay Jones School of Architecture. She has practiced with the San Francisco firm Evolutionary Design Incorporated and with Herbert S. Newman and Partners in New Haven, Connecticut. She now heads her own design/build firm in East Haddam, Connecticut. TuscanoMoss teaches primarily in the undergraduate beginning design studios. | 860-768-5502 | tuscano@hartford.edu |
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Imdat As    Joseph Buchek    Christian Carloni    Michael J. Crosbie    Daniel Davis    James E. Fuller    Ira Hessmer    Seth Holmes    Elizabeth Petry    Theodore Sawruk    Rebeccah Tuscano-Moss