Andrea Wheeler

The Department of Architecture welcomed Dr. Andrea Wheeler as a new Assistant Professor in Fall 2013, where is a studio instructor, gives the Fall seminar ARCH 558 Green and Sustainable Architecture and contributes to the teaching of the Masters in Design of Sustainable Environments with the Fall colloquium class (SUS E 511) and Spring methods class (SUS E 540). She graduated in Architecture from Oxford Brookes University, gained an MPhil from the School of Mechanical Engineering Oxford Brookes University and was awarded a PhD from the University of Nottingham School of Architecture in 2005. Her thesis examined the question of dwelling through the radical philosophy of Luce Irigaray. Dr. Wheeler comes to Iowa State after spending the latter six years working on architecture related research projects at the Loughborough University and The University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom, and within commerical practice. In 2007 she was awarded a prestigious three year ESRC/EPSRC fellowship award to examine sustainable schools and subsequently worked as a research fellow for a central UK government research unit Defra’s Sustainable Behaviors Unit in Westminister, London.