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Gayle L. Goudy


Address: Albert Simons Center for the Arts, Room 306A
Phone: 843.953.9258
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Dr. Gayle Goudy is an architectural historian with a background in industrial design.  Her teaching and research combines the built environment with design and traditional fine arts.  Her interest in women in architecture led to a co-organized a symposium entitled “Suffragette City: Gender, Politics, and the Built Environment” at the College of Charleston and a panel entitled “What’s Love Got to Do with It? Collaboration and Intimacy in Art, Architecture, and Design” at the Universities Art Association in Toronto. She is researching the overlapping of digital technologies and craft and their potential to help us understand of architecture and the Built Environment. She holds a PhD from the University of Oregon in Architectural History and a BFA from the University of Kansas in Industrial Design.

She initiated the Art & Architectural History Club ( and currently serves as their advisor.     


University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon


University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas


Research Interests

Modern & Contemporary Architecture

Women in Architecture

Courses Taught

ARTH 102 History of Art from Renaissance through Modern 

ARTH 105 Introduction to Architecture

ARTH 265 The City as a Work of Art

ARTH 340: History of Modern Design

ARTH 395: 20th Century Architecture