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Keith Eggener

Marion D. Ross Distinguished Professor of Architectural History
Editor Emeritus, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
Phone: 541-346-2111
Office: 247 Lawrence Hall
Research Interests: modern architecture and urbanism, art and architecture of the Americas, material culture

Stanford University, PhD, 1995

A native of Portland, Keith Eggener received his PhD in art history from Stanford University. Before joining the University of Oregon in 2013, he taught modern architecture and American art at Carleton College, the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and the University of Missouri. He is the author of two books, Luis Barragán's Gardens of El Pedregal and Cemeteries (part of a series from the US Library of Congress), and numerous articles and book chapters on Mexican and U.S. art, architecture, landscape, urban design, and material culture. He also edited the collection American Architectural History: A Contemporary Reader and has been on the editorial staffs of the 60-volume Buildings of the United States series, AMSJ: American Studies Journal, and the online journal Places, for which he is a columnist. Currently, he is editor-in-chief for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Ongoing projects include a monograph on the early 20th century Kansas City architect Louis Curtiss and a collection of essays on built environments of the American Midwest.


Luis Barragán's Gardens of El Pedregal
New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2001
Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks in Architecture, Design and Engineering.
New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 2010

American Architectural History: A Contemporary Reader
London: Routledge, 2004

Selected Courses Taught

ARH 300  Critical Approaches to Art History

ARH 315  History of World Architecture II: 1400 to Now

ARH 399  American Art in the 19th Century

ARH 399  Cities in the Western Imagination

ARH 399  Art, Architecture, and Identity in 20th C. Latin America

ARH 4|510  19th Century Architecture

ARH 4|562  20th Century Architecture: Architecture and Modernity

ARH 4|510  Contemporary World Architecture (1960 to present)

ARH 464|564  American Architecture I (16th-18th Centuries)

ARH 465|565  American Architecture II (19th Century)

ARH 466|566  American Architecture III (20th Century)

ARH 607|609  Memory and Forgetting

ARH 607  Truths and Lies