University of Oregon

Department of the History of Art and Architecture

Leland M. Roth

Leland M. Roth
Leland M. Roth

Marion D. Ross Distinguished Professor of Architectural History, Emeritus
Lawrence Hall 217
Phone: 541-346-2130
Email: leeroth@uoregon.edu
Yale University, Ph.D., 1973
University of Illinois (Urbana), B.A., 1966
Curriculum Vitae

Professor Roth earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois (Urbana) in 1966 and his Ph.D.in architectural history from Yale University in 1973. His primary field of research is American architecture and urban planning, especially from 1865 to 1940. More recently he has developed specialized interests in Oregon architecture and in Native American architecture.

 

 

Publications

American Architecture: A History American Architecture: A History
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2001
America Builds: Source Documents in American Architecture and Planning America Builds: Source Documents in American Architecture and Planning
New York: Harper & Row, 1983
A Concise History of American Architecture A Concise History of American Architecture
New York: Harper & Row, 1979
McKim, Mead & White Architects McKim, Mead & White Architects
New York: Harper & Row, 1983
Shingle Styles: Innovation and Tradition in American Architecture, 1874 to 1984 Shingle Styles: Innovation and Tradition in American Architecture, 1874 to 1984
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1999
Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History and Meaning Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History and Meaning
New York: HarperCollins,1993. translated into Spanish and Turkish