Elizabeth Danze

Program Director for Architecture

Bartlett Cocke Regents Professor in Architecture
University Distinguished Teaching Professor
UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Elizabeth Danze, FAIA is a professor in the School of Architecture, where she holds the Bartlett Cocke Regents Professorship in Architecture. She earned a BArch from The University of Texas at Austin, and MArch from Yale University. A principal with Danze Blood Architects, her work integrates practice and theory across disciplines by examining the convergence of sociology and psychology with the tangibles of space and construction.

At the School of Architecture, she has served as Interim Dean, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs. Danze is co-editor of Architecture and Feminism and co-editor and author of Psychoanalysis and Architecture, The Annual of Psychoanalysis, Volume 33, and CENTER 17: Space and Psyche. She serves on the American Psychoanalytic Association’s Committee on Psychoanalysis and the Academy, and is Candidate at the Dallas Psychoanalytic Center.

Professor Danze is the recipient of the University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, the Texas Society of Architects Edward J. Romieniec Award for Outstanding Educational Contributions, is a member of The University of Texas Academy of Distinguished Teachers and a Distinguished Professor of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.


  • Master of Architecture, Yale University, 1990
  • Bachelor of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin, 1981
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  • Architectural Design
  • Psychology and Psychoanalysis

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