Associate Professor, Art and Art History
Preferred: (408) 924-4796Anthony Raynsford is an architectural and urban design historian, whose interdisciplinary research interests bridge across cultural, intellectual and art history, particularly of the 20th century. His teaching seeks to develop a critical understanding of the interlocking social and aesthetic issues faced by architects and designers, both currently and historically. Professor Raynsford's current book project is entitled, Cities for an 'Open Society': The Aesthetic Politics of American Urban Design, 1940-1975. Related to this project are also a number of papers and essays, including a recent article on the politics of the British Townscape movement.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Univ Of Chicago, 2005