Bruce Abbey *

Professor Emeritus Bruce Abbey attended the Liceo Classico “Giulio Cesare” in Rome, Italy from 1960-1961. He received a bachelor of architecture degree from Cornell University in 1966 and master of architecture degree from Princeton University in 1971. From 1966-1969 he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tunisia, working as an architect for the Bureau of Public Works and the National Institute of Archeology. His professional experience includes projects with the offices of Dan Kiley, Michael Graves, and Geddes Brecher Qualls Cunningham.

Abbey began his teaching career at the University of Virginia in 1974 and served as co-chair and chair of the Department of Architecture as well as associate dean of the School of Architecture. In 1990 he accepted the position of professor and dean at Syracuse University School of Architecture. Abbey returned to full-time teaching at Syracuse in 2002 after serving as dean for twelve years.

Abbey’s writings and architectural projects have appeared in Space Design, Modulus, The Princeton Journal, AIA Journal, Architecture, JAE, Dialogue and World Architecture. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Architectural Education, and World Architecture magazine, and on the advisory boards of the School of Architecture at Princeton and the Landscape Program at SUNY ESF. He was a registered architect and has been a GSA Peer Review advisor.