Faculty/Staff Directory

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

Iman Ansari

Visiting Professor
Headshot of Iman Ansari
Phone: 702-895-3031

David Baird

Professor
David Baird
Office: 401 S. Fourth Street, Suite 155, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-895-3031

Alberto de Salvatierra

Assistant Professor
Alberto de Salvatierra
Office: ARC 163
Phone: 702-895-1906

Alfredo Fernandez-Gonzalez

Professor
Alfredo Fernandez Gonzalez
Office: ARC 223
Phone: (702) 895-1141

Dak Kopec

Associate Professor
Dak Kopec
Office: ARC 228
Phone: 702-895-2801

Attila Lawrence

Professor
Attila Lawrence
Office: ARC 226
Phone: 702-895-0935

Steffen Lehmann

Professor and Director
Portrait of Steffen Lehmann
Office: ARC 137
Phone: 702-895-1908

Glenn NP Nowak

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

Deborah Oakley

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

Daniel Ortega

Professor and Associate Director
Daniel Ortega, M.L.A.
Office: ARC 139A
Phone: 702-895-1741

​Samantha Solano

Assistant ​Professor
​Samantha Solano, M.L.A.
Office: ARC 164
Phone: 702-895-0032

Eric Strain

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

Marisela Thompson

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

Maria Del C. Vera

Assistant Professor
Maria Vera
Office: ARC 222
Phone: 702-895-1779

Joshua Vermillion

Associate Professor and Assistant Director
Joshua Vermillion, M.Arch.
Office: ARC 156
Phone: 702-895-1905

Eric Weber

Associate Professor
Eric Weber
Office: ARC 229
Phone: 702-895-0934

Janet White

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

Phillip Zawarus

Assistant Professor​
Phillip Zawarus
Office: ARC 165
Phone: 702-895-4535

Staff

Kyle Kithas

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

Leena Lopez

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

Paul Morrison

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

Cesar J. Prietto

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

School Executive Board

Steffen Lehmann

Chair
Portrait of Steffen Lehmann
Office: ARC 137
Phone: 702-895-1908

Dak Kopec

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

Deborah Oakley

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

Daniel Ortega

Board Member
Daniel Ortega, M.L.A.
Office: ARC 139A
Phone: 702-895-1741

Joshua Vermillion

Board Member
Joshua Vermillion, M.Arch.
Office: ARC 156
Phone: 702-895-1905

Phillip Zawarus

Board Member
Phillip Zawarus
Office: ARC 165
Phone: 702-895-4535