Jill Bambury

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Assistant Professor


College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
860.768.5953 HJG W205D

PhD, History and Philosophy of Architecture, University of Cambridge

MPhil, History and Philosophy of Architecture, University of Cambridge

Jill Bambury holds a PhD and MPhil in History and Philosophy of Architecture from the University of Cambridge and professional degrees in Architecture, Environmental Design and Sociology from Dalhousie University, Canada. She has practiced as an architect in several cities in Canada working on urban and architectural design projects including coop housing, residential design, waterfronts, urban infill and museums.

Dr. Bambury’s current research is focused on an African American neighborhood in New Orleans and the role of its architecture in empowering the community. Jill has taught and written extensively on diversity in design education and in our communities. She taught for many years at one of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities and has recently taught Architecture and Urban Design Studios, Inclusive Urbanism and Topics in Global Architectural History at the University of British Columbia and the University of Oregon.

Her work has been funded by the Cambridge International Trusts, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and the Canada Council for the Arts. She was coordinator for a grant from the US Department of Education Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education focused in minority internships.