ARCC is pleased to announce the election results of the four open positions on the ARCC Board of Directors. Congratulations and special thanks to this year’s new and returning officers! And many thanks to all those who applied to serve on the ARCC Board.
Barbara Klinkhammer is Executive Dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment at Thomas Jefferson University in August 2012. She is recognized as a thought leader in architecture and urban design, as well as a women pioneer in the fields of architecture and construction. Klinkhammer came to Jefferson from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she served as a tenured professor in several administrative roles including Associate Dean, Chair of Interior Design, and Chair of the Graduate Architecture Programs. Prior to coming to the United States in 1999, Professor Klinkhammer taught for five years at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany.
Ihab Ezeyadi, PhD is Professor of Architecture & Building Science and Director of the High Performance Environments Lab in the College of Design at the University of Oregon. Dr. Elzeyadi has been engaged in the design, construction, and research of high-performance buildings for more than 25 years. He has conducted post-occupancy evaluations and building performance assessments of more than 100 buildings, 55 of them are LEED™ and LBC rated. In addition, Dr. Elzeyadi has conducted grant-supported research on the relationship between people and buildings including impacts of the physical environment on health, productivity, and well-being as they relate to sustainable design strategies in commercial and educational environments.
Traci Rose Rider
Traci Rose Rider, PhD is Assistant Professor of Architecture, Doctor of Design faculty, and PhD Faculty at North Carolina State University’s College of Design. Dr. Rider’s research has focused on the relationship between the design culture and the notion of sustainability, exploring factors impacting environmental attitudes of designers including environmental education, learned associations, and informal influences. Her funded research projects include methods for introducing building science and health topics to middle school students in North Carolina through STEM exercises, as well as supporting the development of interdisciplinary focus areas for the NC State in the areas of Sustainable Cities.
Clare Robinson, PhD is Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Arizona, where she teaches courses in modern architectural history and theory. Her research examines architecture and planning in the mid-twentieth century, focusing on social environments on college campuses for their educational, social, and economic import. She also studies the rhetoric and expression of identity in architecture, cities, and memorials and brings to her teaching a wide range of interests, from institutional architecture and leisure environments to regional planning. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a Graham Foundation Grant, Spiro Kostof Fellowship, and Bancroft Fellowship, among others.
For a complete list of officers for the 2022-2023 ARCC Board of Directors, click here.
ARCC is a non-profit 501(3)c organization. Officers volunteer their time, expertise and energy to sustain the growth of ARCC and the culture of architectural research more broadly.