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Craig Anz

Craig Anz, PhD, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Architecture & Interior Design

In addition to his extensive research and courses taught, Dr. Anz provides guidance for thesis students. He is also active in the community, volunteering with local non-profit organizations such as Carbondale Main Street for spatial projects.

Research Interests

Urban design, architecture, community development, and place theory; Epistemology and environmental discourse, critical social theory, philosophy, and their roles in architectural education; Architecture and cultural studies with emphasis on Modernism and Central European history and theory; Research methods for the architect; Spatial, social, and aesthetic theories in architecture; Design foundations and creative processes; Ongoing studies in architectural education, epistemological evaluation, and professional roles in service learning, urban and environmental endeavors, community education, and socio-cultural development.

Craig Anz

Quigley Hall 416
Personal Website

Special Projects

  • Olive Branch Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative: Seeking Higher Ground
  • Carbondale Main Street

Courses Taught

  • ARC 350
  • ARC 451
  • ARC 452
  • ARC 500
  • Thesis


  • Ph. D. in Architecture – Texas A and M University
  • Master of Science in Architectural Studies/Theory – University of Texas
  • Master of Architecture – University of Texas at Arlington
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design - Architecture, Texas A and M University