Current Students

Camille Behnke

B.A., History of Art & Architecture and French Literature, U.C. Santa Barbara, 2003
M.Arch, Architecture, University of Oregon, 2008
Ph.D. student, University of Virginia

Camille is a third year doctoral student in the History of Art and Architecture. Her research focuses on nineteenth and twentieth century American architecture, with specific interests in public health and education, constructions of childhood, perceptions of gender, and environmental theories. Camille is currently a doctoral fellow at UVA's Brown College where she teaches environmental research courses.

Camille received the McIntire Department of Art's Award for Outstanding Service as a Teaching Assistant for 2011-2012. She has served as a teaching assistant for the History of Architecture I and II and for Art Since 1945. She is co-chair of the Art History Graduate Association.

Prior to the UVA, Camille taught architectural design studios at the NewSchool of Architecture in San Diego and worked as an architecture and graphics consultant. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon, the nation's top-ranked program in sustainable design education, and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Camille operates between the realms of architecture and the humanities and brings this interdisciplinary perspective to her research and teaching.

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University of VirginiaSchool of Architecture