Elizabeth Danze


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

Elizabeth Danze is 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. She is co-editor of Architecture and Feminism and co-editor and author of CENTER 9: Regarding the Proper and Psychoanalysis and Architecture-The Annual of Psychoanalysis, Volume 33, and CENTER 17: Space and Psyche. She is also the architect advisor to the American Psychoanalytic Association’s Committee on Psychoanalysis and the Academy.

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, and is a member of the University of Texas  Academy of Distinguished Teachers. She most recently served as interim dean for the School of Architecture in 2016 and has previously served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, and the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs. She is a professor at the school and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. 


  • B.Arch., The University of Texas at Austin, 1981
  • M.Arch., Yale University, 1990
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