University of Oregon

Department of the History of Art and Architecture


Research on Mongolian rock art culminates in awards, books, preservation legacy by UO art history professor

After nearly two decades of field research in Mongolia’s rugged backcountry to document the region’s archaeology, Esther Jacobson-Tepfer, UO professor emerita of art history, was recently honored by the Mongolian government for her leadership in preserving that nation’s cultural heritage. Around the O recently featured an extensive profile about her work, which integrates human culture and landscape.

Esther Jacobson-Tepfer


New A&AA dean thinks globally, shares locally

For Christoph Lindner, the new dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, "university life-research, education, teaching-connects to everything." Lindner shares his enthusiasm about making those connections at the University of Oregon and A&AA's growing global reach. He brings his own far-reaching global experience to the table as well, having most recently come from Amsterdam. Read more at AroundtheO

Christoph Lindner


UO researcher honored by Mongolian government

Esther Jacobson-Tepfer, professor emerita and international scholar, always finds surprises when she travels to Mongolia. This time she was honored with two lifetime achievement awards by the President of Mongolia and the Mongolian Academy of Sciences for her work.

James Meachem and Esther Jacobson-Tepfer


Lawrence Medalist Jerome Silbergeld, student Vincent Mai featured speakers at A&AA commencement June 13

A&AA commencement will feature speakers Jerome Silbergeld, of Princeton, and architecture student Vincent Mai beginning at 3 p.m. June 13. Nearly 500 students are graduating from A&AA in 2016. A reception will take place 12- 2 p.m. in the Lawrence courtyard.

commencement 2015


New Dean Selected for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, announced today that the next dean of the University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts is Christoph Lindner. He will be moving to Eugene from the Netherlands, where he is professor of media and culture at the University of Amsterdam.

Christoph Lindner