Visiting Professorships

The William B. and Charlotte Shepherd Davenport Visiting Professorship
Established through the generosity of Professor Shepherd Stevens (B.F.A. 1922; M.A. Hon. 1930), this endowed chair is named in honor of Professor Stevens’s uncle and aunt, William B. (B.A. 1867; M.A. Hon. 1887) and Charlotte Shepherd Davenport.

The William Henry Bishop Visiting Professorship
The Bishop Professorship was established through the bequest of William Henry Bishop (B.A. 1867), for the appointment of a distinguished visiting architect to the faculty of the School of Architecture.

The Eero Saarinen Visiting Professorship
The Saarinen Professorship was established in 1984 through the generosity and efforts of the architect Kevin Roche in honor of Eero Saarinen, who received a B.Arch. from Yale in 1934. This endowed chair enables the School to invite a distinguished architect to teach a design studio each term.

The Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professorship
Established through the generosity of friends and admirers of Louis I. Kahn to honor his memory and service to the School. This professorship enables the School to invite distinguished architects to teach in the design studio.

The Louis I. Kahn Visiting Assistant Professorship
Established through the generosity of an anonymous donor, this assistant professorship enables the School to invite promising young architects to teach in the design studio and conduct seminars.

The Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Architecture Fellowship
Established through the generosity of Edward P. Bass (B.S. 1968, M.A. Hon. 2001), this fellowship enables the School to invite distinguished private and public sector leaders in the development community to participate as integral teaching members in advanced studios and seminars.

The Vincent Scully Visiting Professorship of Architectural History
Established through the generosity of an anonymous donor to honor Vincent Scully, this professorship enables the School to invite distinguished architectural historians to give lecture and seminar courses at the School.

The Daniel Rose (1951) Visiting Assistant Professorship
Established through the generosity of Joseph B. Rose (B.A. 1981) and Gideon G. Rose (B.A. 1985) to honor their father, Daniel Rose, this assistant professorship enables the School to invite promising young scholars and practitioners to give courses in urban and environmental studies at the School.

The Norman R. Foster Visiting Professorship
Established through the generosity of Norman R. Foster (M.Arch. 1962, D.F.A.H. 2003), this professorship enables the School to invite distinguished international architects to teach in the design studio.

Robert A.M. Stern Visiting Professorship in Classical Architecture
Established by Robert Rosenkraz (B.A. 1962), Alexandra Munroe, and friends and colleagues in honor of Robert A.M. Stern (M.Arch. 1965), Dean of the School of Architecture from 1998 to present, to support a professorship that reflects the tenets of Classical architecture.  This visiting professorship was first awarded in Spring 2015 to Leon Krier.