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Lecture: Dr. Ed Jackson Jr.

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Public Art Speaks to the Identity of a Nation

A virtual lecture from Dr. Ed Jackson Jr.

Monday, April 19, 6:00pm

Stream on: Facebook Live*


Dr. Ed Jackson Jr. served as the Executive Architect for the Washington, DC, Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. from November 1996 to March 2012. Under his leadership, he directed and managed the programming, planning, site selection, design, and construction of the memorial.


Throughout his career, he has held numerous positions of responsibility including: Executive Architect, Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project; President of ArchD Consulting Ltd.; Director of Applied Research, The American Institute of Architects; and Senior Architect, The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. Dr. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Illinois and a Doctorate of Architecture from University of Michigan.


Lecture made possible by the Jean Labatut Memorial Lectures in Architecture and Urban Planning Fund. The School of Architecture, Princeton University, is registered with the AIA Continuing Education (AIA/CE) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with the AIA/CE criteria. Members of the AIA can log credits for this event by completing this form.


The lecture recording will be archived on the SoA Vimeo channel after the event.


*SoA community will receive a separate Zoom registration link.