Anthony W. Schuman

Contact Info

Title: Interim Dean
Office: 346 Weston
Phone: 973-596-6370
Dept: School Of Architecture


B.A., Wesleyan University, 1965 (French)

M.A., Columbia University, 1966 (French)
M.Arch., Columbia University, 1970

Teaching Experience

Associate Professor, NJIT 1988-present

Visiting Assoc. Prof. Princeton Spring 2003

Visiting Assoc. Prof. Columbia Fall 1995, Spring 1998

Visiting Assoc. Prof. Rutgers Fall 1990

Assistant Professor, NJIT 1981-1988

Special Lecturer, NJIT 1979-1981

Adjunct Professor, NJIT 1978-1979

Professional Experience

Private Practice 1977-1994

Project Architect Urban Deadline Architects, New York, N.Y. 1974-1978

Architectural Director, Bureau of Purchased Social Services for Adults,

N.Y.C. Human Resources Administration, 1973-1974

Architectural Designer, Giovanni Pasanella, Architect, New York, N.Y. 1972-1973


2013 one of “30 most admired educators in design professions”, DesignIntelligence magazine

2011 Charles Cummings Award, Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee (for efforts to preserve and celebrate Newark’s social and cultural history).

2012 ACSA Distinguished Professor (Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture)

2006 NJIT Board of Overseers Foundation Award for Institute and Public Service

Selected Publications

“People Planning Newark”, creation of first ever physical model of entire city of Newark, NJ, for display in City Hall as part of exhibit on public participation in planning.

“Design with the Other 90%: Cities”, review of exhibit at Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (JSAH), 72/1/March/2013

“Community Engagement: The Evolution of Architecture’s Social Vocation in Schools of Architecture” in Architecture School: Three Centuries of Educating Architects in North America, ed. J. Ockman (MIT Press/ACSA, January 2012).

“ghetto,” in L’Aventure des Mots de la Ville: Á Travers le Temps, les Langues, les Sociétés, ed. Christian Topalov et. al. (Paris: Éditions Robert Laffont, 2010), 529-534.