Mr. Gregory Watson | American University of Sharjah


Teaching areas

Design, Materials, Visual Communication, Drawing and Representation, Site and Landscape Design.

Research areas

Cognitive and Visual Habit, Visual Communication, Drawing and Representation, Design Pedagogy.


MArch, Design, Washington University in St. Louis, United States, 1985
BA, Experimental Psychology, Columbia University, United States, 1978

Professional experience

Professor, Architecture, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2016 - Present
Principal, WA Design, Maine, United States, 2009 - Present
Emogene Pliner Professor, Architecture, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, United States, 2016 - 2016
Associate Professor, School Of Architecture, Mississippi State University, Starkville, United States, 2006 - 2012
Associate Professor, Architecture, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, United States, 2002 - 2006
O2 Designers, Artesia, Minnesota, United States, 1992 - 2002
Adjunct Faculty, Design, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Minnesota, United States, 2001 - 2002
Adjunct Associate Professor Of Architecture, College Of Architecture & Landscape Architecture, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States, 1999 - 2002
Associate, KKE Architects, Minnesota, United States, 1999 - 2002
Nadine Carter Russell Chair In Design, College Of Art & Design,design, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, United States, 2001 - 2001
Associate Professor, School Of Architecture & Planning, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, United States, 1998 - 1998
Associate Professor, School Of Architecture, Mississippi State University, Starkville, United States, 1998 - 1998
Visiting Instructor, Maine College of Art, Portland, United States, 1994 - 1994
Design Architect, William Vito Architects, South Carolina, United States, 1991 - 1992
Adjunct Professor, School Of Building Arts, Savannah College of Art & Design, Georgia, United States, 1991 - 1992
Associate, Harriman Associates, Maine, United States, 1988 - 1991
Architect, Stephen Blatt Architects, Maine, United States, 1987 - 1988
Intern Architect, Schroeder Murchie Laya, Illinois, United States, 1985 - 1987
Research Assistant, Department Of Urban Affairs, Saint Louis University, Missouri, United States, 1980 - 1981
Research Assistant, Sleep Research Laboratory, New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NYC, United States, 1978 - 1979


American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1992
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), National, 1988
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