Jeremy White

Jeremy White
Senior Lecturer

Office Hours

Winter 2024: Mondays, 11:00am - 1:00pm, and by appointment

Office Location

Arts 1260


Architecture of the United States; Contemporary architecture.


Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
M.Sc. University of California, Berkeley
B.Arch. University of Arizona


Jeremy White is an architectural historian teaching at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and a licensed architect. His field of study is the modern landscape, urbanism and the architecture of the United States. He also teaches art history in the M.F.A. program at the Brooks Institute. His current research projects include a book exploring the relationship of memory, history and architecture, and another on the contemporary architecture. His is also on the Board of Directors of the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara, and on the Board of the Santa Barbara branch of the American Institute of Architects. 


Los Angeles Police Department, Entrance facade during construction, with reflection in window of LA City Hall (photo: © Jeremy White)


Swati Chattopadhyay and Jeremy White, eds. The Routledge Companion to Critical Approaches to Contemporary Architecture. Oxford: Routledge, 2019.  Swati Chattopadhyay and Jeremy White, eds. City Halls and Civic Materialism: Towards a Global History of Urban Public Space. Oxford: Routledge, 2014.


Undergraduate Courses

6F   Survey of Architecture
6J   Survey of Contemporary Architecture
136C   Architecture of the United States
136D   Design & the American Architect
136H   Housing American Cultures
136Q   Deviant Domesticities
136W   Introduction to 2D/3D Visualizations in Architecture
137DD  America by Design
137GG   Negotiating Density in Isla Vista
186SJ   Memory, History and Architecture [undergraduate seminar]
187Z   Museum Studies Seminar: House Museum Movement in the USA