George Dodds

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George Dodds taught throughout the United States, and practiced in offices in Detroit, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, before earning his Master of Architecture, Master of Science, and a PhD in architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, writing on Landscape and Garden in the Work of Carlo Scarpa. Immediately before arriving at the University of Tennessee, he was a fellow at Harvard’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library. Dodds has published Body and Building: Essays on the Changing Relation of Body and Architecture, with Robert Tavernor, and Building Desire: On the Barcelona Pavilion, in addition to over fifty scholarly articles, and over thirty critical commentaries on the built environment. He was the Executive Editor of The Journal of Architectural Education (2006-2010); The Mickel Visiting Professor at Clemson University (2008) and the first Cox Professor from the UT College of Architecture + Design (2006-09). He is a Distinguished Professor of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and is currently the UT Alvin and Sally Beaman Professor of Architecture where he has served as Chair of the Graduate Architecture Program, Associate Dean of Research and Academic Affairs, and co-founded the Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture. Among his current projects is a critical monograph on the Jackson, Mississippi practice of Duvall Decker Architects with Jori Erdman.