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Quigley Hall on the SIU campus

Architecture and Interior Design Emeritus Faculty

John K. Dobbins

Interim Director of the School of Architecture, Associate Professor of Architectural Studies

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413 Quigley Hall
Mailcode 4337
Phone: 618.453.1114
Fax: 618.453.1129

At SIU Since 1990 Education Master of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986 Master of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986 Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, full profile >>

Thad Heckman

Senior Lecturer Emeritus

At SIU Since 1994 Research Interests Contour Table Project Education Bachelor of Arts in Design, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Courses Taught Architecture 381: Environmental Design I – Site Planning Spring Teaching Assignment Interior Design 272: Interior Construction Architecture 342: Building Technology III

Norman L. Lach

Associate Professor and Architectural Studies Program Director

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Quigley Hall 414
Mailcode 4337
Phone: 618.453.1128
Fax: 618.453.1129

Course Taught ARC 341: Build Tech II: Masonry & Concrete ARC 452: Design IV: Integration

Melinda LaGarce

Associate Professor Emerita

Melinda La Garce, IIDA, NCIDQ, RID was a professor at SIUC for over 20 years and received numerous teaching and research awards and fellowships. Research and Teaching Interests The effects of environmental lighting on human psychology and physiology, and the medical science of light. full profile >>

Robert Swenson

Associate Professor

Robert Swenson, Architect – Emeritus Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Registered/Licensed Architect Illinois (1974-active-2017-inactive/retired) and Missouri (in-active) – private practice 1983 to present. full profile >>

Walter V. Wendler

Director Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Architecture

AT SIU SINCE 2001 Walter V. Wendler was appointed director of the School of Architecture at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in July 2008. He has been at SIUC since July 1, 2001, serving as chancellor and architecture professor during his tenure. Wendler has full profile >>

Stewart Wessel

Professor Emeritus

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Quigley Hall 407
Mailcode 4337
Phone: 618.453.1127
Fax: 618.453.1129

COURSES TAUGHT ARC 351: Design III: Context ARC 352: Design IV: Complexity ARC 550: Regional Arch Studio ID 351: Furniture Design

David J. White

Associate Professor Emeritus

COURSES TAUGHT ARC 122: Design Communication II ARC 271: Computers in Architecture