Ellen Dunham-Jones

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Ellen Dunham-Jones (January 27, 1959 - ) is an architectural educator and urbanist best known for her work on re-educating the public how to interact with their environment. She is also an authority on suburban redevelopment.[1]


Ellen Dunham-Jones studied at Princeton University, graduating with an A.B. in Architecture and Planning in 1980 and a Master of Architecture in 1983.[2] She is a registered architect in New York State.


She is a Professor in the School of Architecture at Georgia Tech, where she also serves as Director of its MS in Urban Design Program h.[2]


Dunham-Jones and June Williamson co-authored Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs which was awarded the Architecture & Urban Planning category of the 2009 PROSE Award.[3]

Awards & professional leadership[edit]

  • PROSE Award, 2009 for Professional and Scholarly Excellence from the Association of American Publishers as the 2009 best book of the year in architecture and urban planning.[4]
  • Retrofitting Suburbia featured in Time Magazine March 23, 2009 Cover Story[5]
  • Fellow of the Congress for the New Urbanism[6]
  • #71 on Planetizen's list of the Top 100 Most Influential Urbanists of All Time[7]

In popular culture[edit]

Dunham-Jones appeared as herself on the show Adam Ruins Everything.[8][unreliable source?]


  1. ^ "Voices: Ellen Dunham-Jones, AIA". www.architectmagazine.com. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  2. ^ a b "Ellen Dunham-Jones | School of Architecture | Georgia Institute of Technology | Atlanta, GA". arch.gatech.edu. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  3. ^ "2009 Award Winners - PROSE Awards". PROSE Awards. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  4. ^ "2009 Award Winners - PROSE Awards". Archived from the original on 2018-09-27. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  5. ^ "TIME Magazine Cover: 10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now - Mar. 23, 2009". TIME.com. Archived from the original on 2017-11-09. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  6. ^ amckeag (2015-07-17). "Fellows". CNU. Archived from the original on 2018-06-05. Retrieved 2018-10-27.
  7. ^ "The 100 Most Influential Urbanists". Planetizen - Urban Planning News, Jobs, and Education. Retrieved 2018-10-28.
  8. ^ "Ellen Dunham-Jones". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-10-27.

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