Michelangelo Sabatino has been appointed as Rowe Family Dean of the College of Architecture.
Sabatino is an architect, historian, and preservationist whose interdisciplinary research and teaching speaks to the intersection between design, culture, and technology in the built and natural environment. Sabatino earned a professional degree in architecture at the Universita’ Iuav di Venezia and a doctorate in art and architectural history at the University of Toronto. He pursued a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University and has received several other fellowships, the most recent from The Newberry Library in Chicago. Sabatino taught at Yale University and the University of Houston before his appointment to Illinois Tech as professor and director of the PhD Program in Architecture. Sabatino’s newest book, Canada-Modern Architectures in History (2016), was co-authored with Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe.