Thomas Fisher

Professor and Dean, College of Design, University of Minnesota

Thomas Fisher was educated at Cornell University in architecture and Case Western Reserve University in intellectual history. He's previously served as the editorial director of Progressive Architecture magazine.

Fisher, who has lectured or juried at more than 40 schools and more than 60 professional societies, has published 35 book chapters or introductions and more than 250 articles.

He's also the author of six books: "In the Scheme of Things: Alternative Thinking on the Practice of Architecture," "Salmela Architect," "Lake/Flato: Buildings & Landscapes," "Architectural Design and Ethics: Tools for Survival," "Ethics for Architects: 50 Dilemmas of Professional Practice," and "The Invisible Element of Place: The Architecture of David Salmela."

2012 conference presentation