David Brownlee is a historian of modern architecture
whose interests embrace a wide range of subjects in Europe and America,
from the late eighteenth century to the present.
Professor Brownlee has won numerous
fellowships, and his work has earned three major publication prizes from
the Society of Architectural Historians. He is a recipient of the
University of Pennsylvania's Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.
After chairing the committees that
proposed the reshaping of the University's undergraduate residences in
1997, he directed the implementation of a comprehensive system of
College Houses and served as Director of the Office of College Houses
and Academic Services for four years.