Carla Jackson Bell

Carla Jackson Bell is dean and professor of architecture at the Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science and Management at Tuskegee University.

Dr. Bell is the first African American woman to be appointed dean of an architecture and construction science and management school in the United States. Bell has served for more than 30 years as an advocate for faculty and students. Her educational specialties, culturally relevant curricula, and teaching approaches are structured and organized practices that she uses to accelerate student learning and academic growth for faculty.

Dr. Bell holds a B.Arch from Tuskegee University. She earned an MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and a PhD in interdisciplinary arts and sciences with a specialization in architecture education from Union Institute and University in Cincinnati.