Assistant Professor of Architecture
Ph.D., Columbia University
Room 402, Department of Art, Architecture and Design Chandler-Ullmann Hall
Hyun-Tae Jung is an Assistant Professor of Architecture in the Department of Art, Architecture and Design. He completed his bachelor’s and master’s degree in architecture at the University of Seoul, and later worked as an architect in South Korea. Professor Jung received a Doctorate in History and Theory of Architecture from Columbia University with a dissertation, Organization and Abstraction: the Architecture of SOM from 1936 to 1956, which deals with the rise of corporate architecture in the mid-twentieth century.
Professor Jung has worked on theories of architecture, urbanism, and globalization as well as architectural design. Prior universities where he has taught include The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Columbia University, Parsons the New School for Design, and The Seoul National University of Technology. Additionally, Professor Jung has published numerous articles in both American and foreign journals and has also received several research and teaching awards throughout his career. These awards include university-wide teaching awards from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (College Award for Distinguished Teaching) and Lehigh University (Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Award for Excellence in Teaching). Currently, he teaches architectural studios and history/theory courses.
Professor Jung assists undergraduate students from May to December with their graduate school portfolios submissions. The following are student portfolio samples:
Evan Cerilli (Lehigh '11, M.Arch Candidate at Harvard University)
George DiStefano (Lehigh '13, M.Arch Candidate a Cornell University)
Pei Pei Yang (Lehigh '14, M.Arch Candidate at Columbia University)
Mike Amidon (Lehigh '14, M.Arch Candidate at the University of Michigan)