Texas Tech University

Robert González PhD, AIA

Director of the El Paso Program; Professor

Ph.D. in Architecture, University of California Berkeley
M.S. in Architecture Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B. Arch, University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Robert González specializes in Latin American / LatinX Architecture, Pan-American Architecture & Urbanism, US-Mexico border issues, World's Fairs, architecture competitions, and the intersections of film and journalism in architecture. His scholarly contributions have impacted architectural history, theory, and criticism and have been recognized in other fields of study, including Latin American and LatinX studies, diplomacy history, and the history of world's fairs and expositions.


He is a founding editor of AULA: Architecture & Urbanism in Las Américas, which has released eight issues (with Rafael Longoria) and recently moderated the "Up Against the Wall: Borders, Walls, Territories" session at the ACSA Fall Conference "Crossings Between the Proximate and the Remote," in Marfa, TX and co-chaired "Porous Borders" at the AULA 4TH Symposium at Texas Tech University, El Paso in 2018 (with Rafael Longoria, University of Houston, and Kristine Stiphany, Texas Tech University).


Dr. González was a nominee for the Texas Tech President's Academic Achievement Award Nominee in 2018 and was the recipient of the Texas Tech University Hemphill Wells New Professor Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014. He has been the Director of the El Paso Program for the College of Architecture since 2011.

Dr. González is a registered architect in the State of Texas.


El Paso, by appointment

College of Architecture