Curtis Sartor Profile
Ph.D. in Environmental Design with Minor in Cultural Anthropology
Masters of Architecture
Bachelor of Art in Architecture Science
Master of Commissioner of Science, Solar Design Certificate.
Dr. C. , as most people prefer to call him, was the Department Chair and a tenured professor in the architecture program of the School of Architecture, Civil Engineering Technology and Construction at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia. He is now the Department Chair at Judson College. He is the faculty member responsible for daily operation of the architecture program as well as long term oversight of planning, scheduling and curriculum development. He prepares faculty teaching schedules, room assignments, and curriculum support. He also monitors course compliance with NAAB educational criteria. Supporting and coordinating faculty development activities are an annual task that he is involved in as well. Currently, teaches the professional practice class in the Graduate program. He has been teaching for over seventeen years. He also has taught first year students at Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia. Educational Background - Dr. C. obtained his Master's degree in Architecture from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama and the Ph.D. in Environmental Design from The Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio specializing in Cultural Anthropology and Multi Cultural Studies. Teaching and Research Interest - Dr. C.'s teaching interest are in the area of beginning architectural design, environmental design, cultural anthropology, architectural programming, applied research methodologies, African American and native American cultures. Professional Interests - He is also the Vice President of Mercurius Design Inc., an Atlanta based firm specializing in graphic and residential design, and space planning. Finally, he was an officer and the Educational Chairman in the Atlanta, Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects. 2005 Appreciation of Service Award from Southern Polytechnic State University's Architecture Department Student Body, 2005 Leadership Award from the School of Architecture, Civil Engineering Technology and Construction, 2003, Mission Award, Atlanta, Chapter, NOMA, 2002 Certificate of Appreciation, Professional Peer for Design Excellence Program, US General Service Administration, Outstanding Faculty Award, Southern Polytechnic State University, Certificate of Ordination to the Office of Deacon, Atlanta Metropolitan Church, 1988.
Expertise / Involvements
Environmental Design, Architectural Design,Research Methodologies, Multi-Cultural Studies, Architectural Programming & Cultural Anthropology
20 on 20/20 Vision, Perspectives on Diversity and Design, published by American Institute of Architects Diversity Committee and the Boston Society of Architects. First Fruits of the Fall, A Book of Poetry; Publisher: AuthorHouse; available at amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com.
Professional Societies or Affiliations
National Organization of Minority Architects, Civitan Organization, Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, and Georgia African American Historic Preservation Network.
Design Consultant for Associated Design Group Inc. on a Day Care Center and Seven Day Adventist Church located in Atlanta, Ga. Doctoral Committee Member for two candidates at the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio.