J. A. Chewning

Associate Professor Emeritus

Professional Summary

Dr. Chewning currently teaches undergraduate design history courses and graduate design theory courses in the School of Design. With David Scheer, he was co-curator of the exhibition, Unbuilt Cincinnati, at the Contemporary Arts Center (Summer 1998) and co-author of the catalog that accompanied the show.


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (History/Theory/Criticism of Architecture)

B.A., Cornell University (City Planning)

B.A., Haverford College (English/Geology)

Research and Practice Interests

History of Design, History of Art, History of Architecture, History of Cities and Planning, History of Technology Sustainability The Automobile and Society