Ashley Schafer

Candidate presentation for the chair of the Department of Architecture

Ashley Schafer is an associate professor and head of architecture at Ohio State University’s Knowlton School of Architecture. She is cofounder and coeditor of the journal PRAXIS. Under her direction, the journal has received critical acclaim as well as numerous awards and honors, including an I.D. award in 2003, and was twice awarded the largest grant in design from the National Endowment for the Arts. A writer, designer, and practicing architect, Schafer has lectured and been published internationally. She previously held an appointment as an associate professor at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and at Tulane University. She holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Virginia and a master of architecture from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.