Guest Lecturers at the Drury Center in Aigina, Greece

Throughout the duration of each term, numerous prominent scholars, researchers and professionals offer courses, lectures, workshops and reviews at the Drury Center in Greece. Past guest lecturers, reviewers and adjunct faculty have included (in alphabetical order):

  • Dimitris Antoniou, an Athens-based Architect and Assistant Professor at the Schools of Architecture in Patras, who has taught the Culture and Place: the Greek Legacy course and participated in Global Studio reviews.

  • Mark Childs, Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture and Director of the Town Design Certificate Program at the University of New Mexico, who has participated in Global Studio seminars and reviews.

  • Vicky Emmanouelidou, an Athens-based Architect and past faculty member at USC's study abroad program in Italy, who has taught the Mediterranean Cultures course and participated in Global Studio reviews.

  • Dr. Vilma Hastaoglou, who has lectured on the history and urban organization of the city of Thessaloniki, and has given urban space analysis assignments within the Global Studio course.

  • Gerald Gutenschwager is Professor Emeritus at the School of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis. He holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from University of North Carolina. He has been a resident of Volos, Greece for many years, and is a research fellow at the Urban Planning Department of the University of Thessaly's Faculty of Engineering. He is the author of Planning and Social Science: A Humanistic Approach.

  • Pantelis Kalaitzides, a prominent theologian in Greece, who has given numerous theology seminars on the Greek Orthodox Church.

  • Dr. Sissy Laspidou, Assistant Professor at the departments of Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering and Planning and Regional Development at the University of Thessaly.

  • Dr. Poppi Makri, who has lectured on archaeological excavation works of the early Christian and Byzantine times undertaken in Northern Greece under her supervision.

  • Professor Dinos Michaelides, who has lectured on his extensive research on the architectural, spatial and cultural organization of urban and rural settlements around the Aegean Sea.

  • Hypatia Vourloumis holds a B.A. in Interior Design from the Chelsea School of Art, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Performance Studies from New York University. She was a research assistant at NYU, taught at the Drama Department of Tisch School of Arts and Sciences in New York, and was Lecturer on Performance Theory for Cok Sawitri's Bali Purnati Foundation in Indonesia. Hypatia speaks four languages.

  • Edward T. (Tim) White is a Professor of Architecture with forty years experience teaching architecture and drawing at the University of Arizona and Florida A&M University. He has been a visiting professor at Oxford Polytechnic University, Oxford, England, as well as Florida State University study abroad at programs in Italy, France, Spain, England, Switzerland, and Greece. He is the author of several books on Architecture, Design, and Travel Drawing.

Our list of past guest lecturers and adjunct faculty also includes Tassos Tanoulas, Ioanna Touloupi, and Brady Kiesling.