University of Oregon

Historic Preservation Program

Dr. Leland Roth

Dr. Leland RothMarion Dean Ross Distinguished Professor of Architectural History, Emeritus

phone: 541-346-2130
office: 382 Lawrence Hall
B.ARCH., University of Illinois;  M.PHIL. and Ph.D. in Architectural History, Yale.  Dr. Roth's primary field of research is American Architecture and Urban Planning, especially from 1865 to 1940.  More recently he has developed specialized interests in Oregon architecture and in Native American architecture. Books authored include: A Concise History of American Architecture; American Architecture: A History; and McKim, Mead & White, Architects. Professor Roth was the editor of America Builds and coeditor of Architecture in Colonial America. Teaches Oregon Architecture, Chicago Architecture, and Native American Architecture.