Leora Visotzky was the Managing Director at the Center for American Architecture and Design at the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin where she coordinated and served as managing editor for publications on architectural scholarship and criticism; managed school-wide lectures, symposia, and exhibitions; and advised established and emerging scholars on publications and interdisciplinary partnerships. Before working in higher education, Ms. Visotzky served for over a decade in arts and non-profit organizations in New York and Austin. She holds a BA in Art History from Vassar College and an MS in Architectural Studies from The University of Texas at Austin, where she has won awards for design excellence and research administration.


  • MS, Architectural Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
  • BA, Art History, Vassar College

Managing Editor, Centerline 14: Time for Timber
Managing Editor, CENTER 21: The Secret Life of Buildings
Managing Editor, Centerline 12: Spatial Speculations (2017)
Managing Editor: Centerline 11: Critical Mass (2016)
Managing Editor: Centerline 9, The Poetry Foundation (2015)
Visotzky, Leora. “A manifesto on making : the knowledge built building a chair. 2014. Masters Thesis, University of Texas – Austin.
Managing Editor: CENTER 20: Latitudes 2 (2014)
Managing Editor: CENTER 19: Curtains (2014)
Assistant/Production Editor: Centerline 8: Mining Location J.O. 180: Experimental Buildings at Shoal Lake (2014)
Managing Editor: CENTER 18: Music in Architecture—Architecture in Music (2014)
Managing Editor: CENTER 17: Space & Psyche (2013)
Assistant Editor: CENTER 16: Latitudes (2012)


photo of Leora Visotzky