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Architecture Division Roles


Who are the current Architecture Division administrators?


  • Dean: Keith Krumwiede
    Responsible for the vision, leadership, and administration of the Division and, in partnership with Academic Affairs and other Divisional Deans, for college­wide academic planning.
  • Assistant Director: Anissa Nichter
    Responsible for the day-to-day operations planning and administrative leadership of the Architecture division. In partnership with the dean and chairs, and in consultation with the Academic Affairs’ Directors and Senior Directors, the ADAA leads strategic planning and efficient operations of the division.

Program Chairs

Responsible for the vision, leadership, and administration of their program within the context of the division and the college.

  • B.Arch: Antje Steinmuller
  • M.Arch/MAAD: Irene Cheng
  • MArch/MAAD (Assoc. Chair): Alexander Schofield
  • Interior Design: Margaux Schindler

Academic Advising

Undergraduate students should meet with Advising regularly to review academic progress towards degree completion. Advisors also provide students with the support, resources, and tools that will allow them to excel.

  • Undergraduate Advisor, B.Arch: Drew Carmichael

Internship Coordinators

  • Undergraduate Architecture: Randy Ruiz
  • Graduate Architecture: Alexander Schofield
  • Interior Design: Katherine Lambert

What are the Architecture Division Labs?

Through a focus on advanced digital technologies and material systems, design research, and urban agency, CCA Architecture strives to develop the next generation of designers who will shape our future built environments. We have four research labs, often tied to Advanced Studios and elective offerings, that allow students to take courses relevant to their interests as architects.

Urban Works Agency
Lab Leaders:

  • Janette Kim
  • Neeraj Bhatia
  • Antje Steinmuller
  • Christopher Roach
  • Julia Grinkrug

Digital Craft Lab
Lab Leaders:

  • Jason Johnson
  • Negar Kalantar

Architectural Ecologies Lab
Lab Leaders:

  • Alexander Schofield
  • Margaret Ikeda
  • Evan Jones

History Theory Experiments

Lab Leader:

  • Irene Cheng
  • James Graham

How can I share information with the Architecture Division community internally and externally?

An Architecture Division Digest is sent to all currently enrolled students and all recent faculty every other week. Alumni Newsletters go out on a monthly basis. Use the Digest submission form to share news or to promote events and opportunities for the Digest and Newsletter.

Additionally, Architecture Division email groups can be used to communicate with current students and faculty more immediately. Emails are moderated, and staff will review messages ASAP before sending.