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Tulane University

September 13, 2011

Tulane School of Architecture welcomes the following new non-tenure track faculty for the 2011-12 academic year.  The following adjunct faculty has been appointed as part of the school’s new Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development program. 

M. Tatiana Eck, most recently Vice President of Architecture and Development at AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp. and a registered architect and LEED AP at William McDonough + Partners before that. Her BA in Architecture, cum laude, is from Princeton University and she holds two master’s degrees, in Architecture and in Urban and Environmental Planning, from the University of Virginia. 

Kelly Longwell, Director in the New Orleans office of Coats Rose, where she concentrates in the areas of real estate, affordable housing and taxation. She holds a LL.M degree in Taxation from New York University, a JD from Louisiana State University and a Bachelor’s degree from Tulane University.

Casius Pealer, is Principal of Oyster Tree Consulting L3C, a mission-driven limited liability corporation that provides affordable housing and community development advising services. He served as the first Director of Affordable Housing at the U.S. Green Building Council and is a Senior Sustainable Building Advisor for the Affordable Housing Institute in Boston, MA, and he is 2011 Chair of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Housing Committee.  He holds a Masters in Architecture degree from Tulane University's School of Architecture and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Ommeed Sathe, has served as Director of Real Estate Development for the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (“NORA”) since June 2007. He received his JD from Harvard University Law School, a Master in City Planning from MIT and a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in Urban Planning and Neuroscience.

Z Smith, AIA received his bachelor's degree in Physics from MIT, master of architecture degree from UC Berkley, his doctorate in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University.  He is director of Sustainable Design at Eskew+Dumez+Ripple Architects.

Reuben Teague, is co-founder and principal of Green Coast Enterprises. He has been named an Echoing Green fellow for 2008-10, one of Gambit Magazine’s “40 under 40” for 2009, one of Fast Company’s “10 Coolest Innovators Rebuilding New Orleans,” and one of “America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs” by Business Week. He holds a JD from New York University School of Law and an AB in Economics from Princeton University.

Seth Welty, LEED AP received his Master of Architecture degree from Tulane University and won a prestigious Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship under whose support he worked for the last three years on rebuilding efforts in Biloxi, Mississippi with the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio. Welty's primary area of interest is finding venues and methods of practicing a socially responsible architecture that takes a more inclusive, active role in shaping equitable and sustainable environments. 

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