Dr. Sharon E. Sutton, FAIA, is Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Adjunct Professor of Social Work, and Director of CEEDS (Center for Environment, Education, and Design Studies) at the University of Washington.
- Architecture educator since 19975 at Pratt Institute, Columbia University, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Michigan where she became the first African American woman in the United States to be promoted to full professor of architecture
- Teaches community-based undergraduate and graduate design studios and offers seminars in professional practice and architecture research methods
- Research focuses upon youth, community, and social justice, including the career development of minority populations
- Research has been funded by the Ford Foundation, W. K. Kellogg Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Aspen Institute, Tukwila School District, University of Michigan, University of Washington, Vanderbilt University, and the Washington State Department of Transportation
Last updated 8/25/16