Core Faculty

Deans and Faculty

Maria Bellalta

Maria Bellalta

Dean and Faculty, School of Landscape Architecture
Maria Bellalta is the Dean and Faculty of the School of Landscape Architecture at The Boston Architectural College. She holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, and a Bachelor of Arts...more.

Len Charney

Len Charney

Dean and Faculty, Practice
Len Charney is the Dean and Faculty of the Practice Department at The Boston Architectural College. Len holds a Master of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a master's in teaching from Antioch College, and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell...more.

Don Hunsicker

Don Hunsicker

Dean and Faculty, School of Design Studies

Karen Nelson

Karen Nelson

Dean and Faculty, School of Architecture
Karen Nelson is the Dean and Faculty of the School of Architecture at The Boston Architectural College. In 1994, Karen began teaching design studios at the BAC followed by theory seminars and faculty development courses...more.

Denise Rush

Denise Rush

Interim Dean and Faculty, Interior Architecture
Denise Rush, IIDA, is the Director of Undergraduate Interior Architecture in the School of Interior Architecture at The Boston Architectural College. Denise is a registered/licensed interior designer and a NCIDQ certificate holder...more.

Education Directors and Managers

Michael Fiorillo

Michael Fiorillo

Director of Sustainable Design
Michael Fiorillo, AIA, ASLA, is the Director of Sustainable Design at The Boston Architectural College. He has been a member of the BAC faculty for over 10 years, overseeing the development of students from their first year through graduation...more.

Bob Gillig

Bob Gillig

Director of Advanced Architecture Studios
Robert Gillig is the Director of Advanced Architecture Studios in the School of Architecture at The Boston Architectural College. He has been a registered architect in Kentucky and Massachusetts, as well as a Certified Passive House Consultant since 2012...more.
Eleni Glekas

Eleni Glekas

Director of Historic Preservation
Eleni is a preservationist and urban planner with experience both in the US and abroad. She holds a master's degree in city and regional planning from Pratt Institute and a Master of Conservation of Monuments and Sites...more.

Victoria Hallinan

Victoria Hallinan

Assistant VP for Academic Affairs & Director of Liberal Studies
Victoria received her doctorate in World History from Northeastern University in 2013. She holds a master's degree in comparative history from Brandeis University and served as a post-doctoral scholar at Boston University's Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning...more.

Yoonjee Koh

Yoonjee Koh

Director of Intermediate Architecture Studios
Yoonjee Koh is the Director of Intermediate Architecture Studios at The Boston Architectural College. She received a Master in Architecture, as well as a Master in Design Studies in History and Philosophy, from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2016...more.

Beth Lundell Garver

Beth Lundell Garver

Director of Foundation Instruction in Practice
Beth Lundell Garver is a registered architect and director of the CityLab Intensive program at The Boston Architectural College. She joined the College as Director of Foundation Instruction in Practice in 2014 and has since served as faculty...more.

Manuela Mariani

Manuela Mariani

Assistant Director of Foundation Studios
Manuela Mariani is Assistant Director of Foundation Studios at The Boston Architecture College. She is responsible for supervising foundation design studios in the BAC's day program...more.
Luis Montalvo

Luis Montalvo

Director of Media Arts

Lee Peters

Lee Peters

Director of Foundation Studios

Ben Peterson

Ben Peterson

Director of Practice Instruction and Student Support
Ben Peterson is the Director of Practice Instruction and Student Support at The Boston Architectural College, where he is responsible for the development and delivery of a curriculum in Practice...more.

Mark Rukamathu

Mark Rukamathu

Director of Special Projects and Faculty Member
Mark Rukamathu is the Director of Special Projects and a Faculty Member at The Boston Architectural College...more .

Ian Taberner

Ian Taberner

Director of Master's Thesis
Ian Taberner has a Master in Design Studies from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Pratt Institute. He is the Director of Master's Thesis at the BAC. Ian believes we teach because we are still eager to know...more.