Elizabeth Danze began her tenure as interim dean for the School of Architecture on July 1, 2016. She previously served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, and most recently as Associate Dean for Graduate Programs. She is a professor at the school, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
Danze is a principal with Danze Blood Architects, and 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.
- BArch., University of Texas at Austin, 1981
- MArch., Yale University, 1990
- Second Year Design
- Advanced and Vertical Studio