Faculty and Staff

Administrators and Staff

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Dan Pitera
Dean, School of Architecture & Community Development
Professor of Architecture & Community Development
313-993-1532
piteradw@udmercy.edu

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Noah Resnick
Associate Dean, School of Architecture & Community Development
Professor of Architecture & Community Development
313-993-1531
resnicns@udmercy.edu

Faculty

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Claudia Bernasconi
Director, Master of Architecture Program
Associate Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-578-0551
bernascl@udmercy.edu

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Wladek Fuchs
Professor of Architecture and Community Development
Director, International Programs
313-993-1495
fuchsw@udmercy.edu

Tadd Heidgerken
Associate Professor of Architecture and Community Development
Office: 313-578-0552 | Phone: 313-993-1532
heidgetw@udmercy.edu

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James Leach
Assistant Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-993-1532
leachje1@udmercy.edu

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Erika Lindsay
Associate Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-993-1532
lindsaej@udmercy.edu

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Kristin Nelson
Assistant Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-993-1532
nelsonkr@udmercy.edu

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Ceara O'Leary
Co-Executive Director, Detroit Collaborative Design Center
Professor of Practice
313-993-1037
olearycm@udmercy.edu

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Joseph Odoerfer
Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-993-1532
odoerfej@udmercy.edu

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Allegra Pitera
Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-993-1479
piteraaj@udmercy.edu

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Virginia Stanard
Associate Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-442-3520
stanarvi@udmercy.edu

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Gilbert Sunghera, S.J.
Associate Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-993-1625
gilbert.sunghera@udmercy.edu

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Will Wittig
Professor of Architecture and Community Development
313-993-1532
wittigw@udmercy.edu

Adjunct Faculty

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Charles Cross
Senior Landscape Designer
Adjunct Professor
313-993-1037
crossca@udmercy.edu

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Toni Henry
Designer and Project Manager
Adjunct Professor
313-993-1037
henrytc@udmercy.edu

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Christina Heximer
Co-Executive Director Detroit Collaborative Design Center
Adjunct Professor
313-993-1037
heximech@udmercy.edu

Thaddeus Lindsay
Adjunct Professor
Fabrications Coordinator
313-993-1533
tlindsay@udmercy.edu

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Becky Nix
Adjunct Professor
nixbl@udmercy.edu

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Madhavi Reddy
Interim Director, Master of Community Development Program
Adjunct Professor
313-832-4566
reddyma1@udmercy.edu

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Linda Slowik
Associate Professor of Psychology
* Department Chair, Psychology
313-993-1623
slowiklh@udmercy.edu

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Stephen Vogel
Distinguished Professor
Dean Emeritus
313-231-7616
vogelsp@udmercy.edu

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Lara Wasner
Director of Language and Cultural Training
Study Abroad Coordinator
Fulbright Student Advisor
313-993-1191
wasnerle@udmercy.edu

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Alex Zamalin
Associate Professor of Political Science
Director of the African American Studies Program
313-993-1425
zamalial@udmercy.edu

Detroit Collaborative Design Center

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Joshua Budiongan
Designer and Project Manager
budionjr@udmercy.edu

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Charles Cross
Senior Landscape Designer
Adjunct Professor
313-993-1037
crossca@udmercy.edu

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Toni Henry
Designer and Project Manager
Adjunct Professor
313-993-1037
henrytc@udmercy.edu

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Christina Heximer
Co-Executive Director Detroit Collaborative Design Center
Adjunct Professor
313-993-1037
heximech@udmercy.edu

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Ceara O'Leary
Co-Executive Director, Detroit Collaborative Design Center
Professor of Practice
313-993-1037
olearycm@udmercy.edu

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Dan Pitera
Dean, School of Architecture & Community Development
Professor of Architecture & Community Development
313-993-1532
piteradw@udmercy.edu