Secretary, NASAD (Executive Committee and Board of Directors)
Elected October 2017, term ends October 2019
Katerina Rüedi Ray is Professor of Art at Bowling Green State University, and served as Director of the School of Art from 2002-2017. She taught architectural history, theory, and design in London, UK, becoming Director of the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture in 1997.
Professor Rüedi Ray’s research interests include design education, interdisciplinarity, identity politics, globalization, and art and economic development. Her publications include: Bauhaus Dream-house: Modernity and Globalization; Marina City: Bertrand Goldberg’s Urban Vision (with Igor Marjanović); Chicago Architecture: Histories, Revisions, Alternatives (with Charles Waldheim); The Dissertation, The Portfolio and Practical Experience (co-authored); and Desiring Practices: Architecture, Gender and the Interdisciplinary (co-authored). She serves on the editorial board of Architecture and Culture, and has served on the boards of Ohio Citizens for the Arts and the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo.
Professor Rüedi Ray currently serves NASAD as a visiting evaluator, and was a member of the Committee on Nominations from 2014-2016.
Professor Rüedi Ray studied architecture at the University of Dundee and the Architectural Association, London; and has both master’s and doctoral degrees in architectural history from University College London, UK.
Posted November 2017