Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Eugene Cizek

Professor Emeritus - Architecture

Contact Info
ecizek@tulane.edu

Department Affiliation
Architecture

Degrees
  • B.A., Louisiana State University, Architecture, 1964
  • M.A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, City Planning and Urban Design, 1966
  • Dr. of Science, Delft Technische Hogeschool, City Planning, 1967
Academic Experience
  • Professor Emeritus/Adjunct Professor, Tulane University, 2015-
  • Professor, Tulane University, 1970-2015
  • Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, 1968-1970
  • Instructor, Louisiana State University, 1967-1968

Research & Teaching Specializations: Historic Preservation; Guatemala

Related Experience
  • Director, Preservation Studies Program, Tulane University, 1996-
  • Director, Bayou-River Road Survey, 1980-
  • Co-Director, Education Through Historic Preservation Program, 1977-
  • Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program in Historic Preservation with Department of History, Tulane University, 2002
Distinctions
  • Grant, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1991-
  • 2nd prize, Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition for the Historic American Buildings Survey, 1995
  • Mellon Fellowship, 1994
  • Merit Award, Vieux Carre Commission, 1993
  • Freedom Foundation Award (with Lloyd Sensat, Jr.), 1993
Languages:
  • Spanish
Overseas Experience
  • Cuba
  • Panama
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Colombia
  • Argentina
  • Guatemala
Selected Publications
  • 1996. “Jackson Square and the World of Baroness Pontalba.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 19.
  • 1995. “Madame John’s Legacy in the Vieux Carre and Mary Plantation on the Great River Road.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 18.
  • 1994. “Laura: A Creole Plantation and Home of Brer Rabbit.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 17.
  • 1993. “Evergreen Plantation and the Great River Road.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 16.
  • 1992. “Pitot House on Historic Bayou St. John.” With Lloyd L. Sensat, Jr. Education Through Historic Preservation. 15.

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Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center. This summer we will explore the environment and diverse geography of Latin America. Bring your favorite jungle animal and be prepared to learn some Spanish as we embark on an adventure through the Americas. This program provides a reading list of recommended titles for all ages to explore Latin America on your own this summer. If you read all books, you will be eligible for a special award offered during Hispanic Heritage month at the annual Celebración Latina held at the Audubon Zoo.

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