Ellen Dunham-Jones

Ellen Dunham-Jones is professor of architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she teaches urban design and contemporary theory. An expert on suburban redevelopment, she is co-author, with June Williamson, of Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs. The book received a PROSE award from the American Association of Publishers and is the subject of her 2010 TED talk. She has published over 50 papers, serves on several advisory boards and is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Congress for the New Urbanism. She has also served as co-peer review editor for Places. She taught at UVA and MIT before joining Georgia Tech’s faculty to serve as Director of the Architecture Program from 2001–2009.