Anthony (Tony) Schuman

Anthony (Tony) Schuman
Associate Professor
College of Architecture and Design NJIT

Social Science Perspectives on Cities

Anthony W.  (Tony) Schuman is a registered architect and associate professor of architecture in the College of Architecture and Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), where he recently stepped down as Graduate Program Director. He is a past president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA).  His articles on housing design and community development appear in twelve books and numerous scholarly journals and conference proceedings.  His writing has received awards from ACSA and the Society for American City and Regional Planning History.  His most recent refereed article is “Ghetto:  A Word and its US/age”, which appears in French translation in les mots de la stigmatisation urbaine, published by UNESCO in Paris in 2006. Tony was a founding member of a series of advocacy and activist organizations in the architecture and planning professions, including Urban Deadline, The Architects' Resistance (TAR), Homefront, and the Planners Network.  He is past chair of the New York Chapter of Architects/Designers/ Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR).  He serves on Montclair (NJ) Housing Commission, in his hometown, and is a trustee of the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee, and Lincoln Park/Coast Cultural District, Inc.  He is the recipient of the 2006 NJIT Board of Overseers Foundation Award for Institute and Public Service. In 2010 he was named a Distinguished Professor by ACSA.

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