The UNLV School of Architecture brings together an innovative, talented, and award-winning group of faculty and staff to create the best experience for our students. In addition to the outstanding faculty listed below, accomplished local and regional practitioners in architecture, landscape architecture, and interior architecture and design teach select studio and seminar courses every year.

Faculty

Daniel Ortega

Interim Director and Professor
Office: ARC 139A
Phone: 702-895-1741

Joshua Vermillion

Associate Professor
Office: ARC 156
Phone: 702-895-1905

David Baird

Professor
Office: ARC 178
Phone: 702-895-3031

Alfredo Fernandez-Gonzalez

Professor
Office: ARC 223

Saman Jamshidi

Assistant Professor
Office: ARC
Phone: 702-895-0934

Dak Kopec

Professor
Office: ARC 228
Phone: 702-895-2801

Steffen Lehmann

Professor
Office: ARC 222
Phone: 702-895-1779

Glenn NP Nowak

Associate Professor
Office: ARC 139
Phone: 702-895-1076

Deborah Oakley

Associate Professor
Office: ARC 221
Phone: 702-895-4246

Eric Strain

Associate Professor
Office: ARC 229
Phone: 702-592-7602

Marisela Thompson

Designer-in-Residence
Office: ARC 230
Phone: 702-895-3031

Janet White

Associate Professor
Office: ARC 225
Phone: 702-895-4431

Phillip Zawarus

Associate Professor
Office: ARC 165
Phone: 702-895-4535

Staff

Office Staff

Cesar J. Prietto

Administrative Assistant IV
Office: ARC 135
Phone: 702-895-0967

Marian Williams

Administrative Assistant III
Office: ARC 139
Phone: 702-895-1908

Workshop Staff

Kyle Kithas

Digital Fabrication Studio Principal
Office: ARC 175A
Phone: 702-895-4880

Paul Morrison

Craft Studio Principal
Office: ARC 169
Phone: 702-895-1955

School Executive Board

Dak Kopec

Board Member
Office: ARC 228
Phone: 702-895-2801

Glenn NP Nowak

Board Member
Office: ARC 139
Phone: 702-895-1076

Deborah Oakley

Board Member
Office: ARC 221
Phone: 702-895-4246

Daniel Ortega

Chair
Office: ARC 139A
Phone: 702-895-1741