Marshall Brown promoted to Professor of Architecture

Princeton University School of Architecture is thrilled to announce the promotion of Marshall Brown to Professor of Architecture, as approved by Princeton University’s Board of Trustees. Brown has been a member of the SoA faculty since 2018, also serving as Director of the School of Architecture’s Princeton Urban Imagination Center (PUIC), as well as the SoA’s Director of Graduate Studies.

Marshall Brown is a highly accomplished architect, artist, and scholar who has represented the United States at the Venice Architecture Biennale. His work is featured in several prestigious collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where an exhibition of his work is now on view. Brown’s many accomplishments and awards include a Graham Foundation grant and a MacDowell Fellowship. Recently, he has published two books: Recurrent Visions: The Architecture of Marshall Brown Projects (Princeton Architectural Press) and The Architecture of Collage (Park Books).

“Brown is an expert practitioner who brings extraordinary value to our teaching and scholarship,” said Dean Monice Ponce de Leon. “We congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion.”

Brown has lectured widely at institutions including the Cranbrook Academy of Art, University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Harvard University, University of Toronto, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, and Rhode Island School of Design. Brown has served as a member of the Chicago Mayor’s Cultural Advisory Council and as Vice President of the Arts Club of Chicago.

Brown received his B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis and Master's degrees in both Architecture (M.Arch) and Urban Design (MAUD) from Harvard University, where he won the Druker Fellowship for urban design.