Hannibal Newsom
Assistant Professor

B.S. in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; M.Arch with honors, Pratt Institute Graduate Architecture and Urban Design program

Hannibal Newsom joins the school as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. He is a LEED accredited, licensed architect in New York State, where he has been the principal of his architecture practice, Mago Architecture, since 2014.

Newsom first came to Syracuse in the Fall of 2018 as a part-time instructor and has served as an assistant teaching professor since 2019. Prior to that, he was a lecturer at the Pratt Institute Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design from 2012-18, where he taught design studios and advanced media seminars. He has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Washington University at St. Louis.

Newsom focuses on the integration of teaching and practice with the aim of creating deeper connections to the community. He is especially interested in developing hands-on, full-scale architecture and construction learning opportunities for students and is currently developing a community design build project with students here in Syracuse.

Newsom holds a B.S. in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and an M.Arch with honors from the Pratt Institute Graduate Architecture and Urban Design program.