Dale Allen Gyure



Associate Department Chair




Lawrence Technological University


Dale Allen Gyure, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of Architecture at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, where he teaches classes in architectural history and theory. Professor Gyure’s research focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century architecture, particularly the intersections of architecture, education, and society. He has published numerous books and articles to date, including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Florida Southern College (2010), The Chicago Schoolhouse, 1856-2006: High School Architecture and Educational Reform (2011), Minoru Yamasaki: Humanist Architecture for a Modernist World (2017), and The Schoolroom: A Social History of Teaching and Learning (2018). His research endeavors have been supported by awards from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, the Wyeth Foundation for American Art, the American Philosophical Society, and the Spencer Foundation. Beyond his research, Dr. Gyure is actively involved in architectural history and historic preservation matters. He is a regular peer reviewer for architectural history journals, book publishers, and the National Park Service, and has been as a book review editor for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Dale has served on the boards of directors of the Society of Architectural Historians, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, and Docomomo Michigan.