Susan Schaefer Kliman, PhD, FAIA
Susan Schaefer Kliman is a transformational leader with over 30 years of experience in professional practice, academia, and service. Dr. Kliman is a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Architecture at North Dakota State University. She has also served as Chair of the Department of Architecture and Urban Sustainability at the University of the District of Columbia, and Co-Director of the Center for Architectural Innovation and Building Science at UDC. Prior to that, she was in private practice as the managing principal for her own firm. She has dedicated her career to the development of the next generation of architects and has a long-standing commitment to equity and diversity in the profession.
Dr. Kliman’s research interests include high-performance architecture/green infrastructure; urban heat island mitigation; building science; healthy and resilient communities; and food security.
Address: NDSU Dept. 2352, PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Leader. Educator. Innovator.