K. Ian Grandison

University Professor

338C Bryan Hall
101A Minor Hall
109 Campbell Hall

Office Hours: W 3:30-5:00 by appt.
Class Schedule: T/R 2:00-3:15, T 5:00-7:30

African American Literature, American


  • M.L.A. University of Michigan, 1990
  • B.S. University of Michigan, 1985


  • "Architecture's Other: Radicalizing the Vernacular," Appendx 4 (1999): 98-119.
  • "Challenging Formalism: The Implications of Contemporary Cultural Theory for Historic Preservation," Landscape Journal 18.1 (1999): 30-40.
  • "Beyond the Buildings: Landscape as Cultural History in Constructing the Historical Significance of Place," Proceedings of Preservation of What, for Whom: A Critical Look at Historical Significance, ed. Michael A. Tomlan, National Council for Preservation Education (1999): 159-168.
  • "Antagonizing the Present: Reflections on the 'Ugliness' of the Contemporary American Landscape," Journal of Architectural Education 52.3 (1999): 207-209.
  • Review of Southern Landscapes Past, Present, and Future, a conference hosted by the University of Mississippi's Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Landscape Journal 15.2 (1996): 177-81.
  • "Landscapes of Terror: A Reading of Tuskegee's Historic Campus, 1881-1915," in The Geography of Identity, ed. Patricia Yaeger, Ratio Vol. 5, University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan Press (1996): 334-367.
  • "From Plantation to Campus: Progress, Community, and the Lay of the Land in Shaping the Early Tuskegee," Landscape Journal 15.1 (1996): 6-32.


  • American Society of Landscape Architecture National Honor Award, 1990
  • National Student Research Award, Landscape Architecture Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1989