LaDale C. Winling

University of Michigan (U of M) — Ann Arbor, MI
Ph.D. Architectural History + Theory (2010)
M.U.P. Urban Planning (2007)

Western Michigan University (WMU) — Kalamazoo, MI
M.A. History (2004) – Public History
B.A. History (2002)

Virginia Tech Department of History — Blacksburg, VA
2011 — present
Assistant Professor

Temple University Department of History — Philadelphia, PA
August 2010 – May 2011
Visiting Assistant Professor

Loyola University Chicago (LUC) Dept. of History — Chicago, IL
August 2008 – May 2009
Instructor in Public History
Acting Director of Public History Program (Fall)

January 2008 – December 2009
Adjunct Instructor

University of Michigan — Ann Arbor, MI
May 2006 – June 2008

“Students and the Second Ghetto: Federal Legislation, Urban Politics and Campus Planning at the University of Chicago.” Journal of Planning History (February 2011) 10: 59-86. [pdf]

“The Gravity of Capital: Spatial and Economic Transformation in Muncie, Indiana, 1917-1940.” in After the Factory: Reinventing America’s Industrial Small Cities, James Connolly ed., Lexington Books, 2010. [proofs pdf]

“Economic Development and the Landscape of Knowledge,” Journal of Urban History 36 (July 2010): 528-536. [pdf]

Review Essay, Journal of Society of Architectural Historians 67 (Dec. 2008): 619-621.

“Railroads and Metropolitan Form,” Journal of Planning History 7 (Aug. 2008): 252-260.

Encyclopedia of Urban History (2007)
Entries on “Frank Lloyd Wright” and “College Towns”

Prints and Photographs collection, Library of Congress (2005, 2006)
Research report on architecture and planning of Greenbelt, Maryland (HABS MD-1216, HABS MD-1217)
Measured drawings project on William LeBaron Jenney building in Ann Arbor, Michigan (HABS MI-447)

Book Reviews in Technology and Culture (From a Cause to a Style), Journal of Social History (Downtown America)

History and Digital Media (graduate seminar) Temple University, Spring 2011
Urban History + Historic Preservation (undergraduate seminar) Temple Univ., Spring 2011
History of Higher Education (undergraduate seminar) Temple Univ., Fall 2010
American Economic History, (undergraduate survey) Temple Univ., Fall 2010, Spring 2011

Public History and New Media (graduate seminar) Loyola University Chicago, Winter 2009
American Architectural History (graduate seminar) Loyola University Chicago, Fall 2008
U.S. History, 1865-present (undergraduate survey) Loyola University Chicago, Winter 2008,
Fall 2008, Winter 2009, Fall 2009

Historic Preservation (undergraduate/graduate course) University of Michigan, Spring 2006,
Spring 2007, Spring 2008
History of Architecture and Urbanism I & II (undergraduate survey) University of Michigan, Fall
2005, Winter 2006, Fall 2006 (Teaching Assistant)

U.S. History to 1877 (undergraduate survey) Western Michigan University, Fall 2002 (Teaching

Classicizing Chicago, project co-director, September 2008 – present
Pilot site

Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Sally Kress Tompkins Fellow, Washington, DC,
Summer 2005

Arts of Citizenship, Doctoral Research Assistant, U-M, 2004 – 2005

Fort Miami Heritage Society, Upton Fellow in Public History, 2003 – 2004

WMU Archives/Regional History Collection, Digital Preservation Intern, Winter 2004

Bayshore Discovery Project, Preservation/Museum Intern, Port Norris, NJ, Summer 2003

Field Fellowship, National Building Museum, Washington, DC, 2010

Horace H. Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009-2010

Center for Middletown Studies Research Grant, Ball State University, Summer 2008

Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library Research Grant, Austin, TX, Summer 2008

Rackham Graduate School Research Grant, University of Michigan, 2006, 2007

Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship, Society of Architectural Historians/Historic American Buildings Survey, Washington, DC, Summer 2005

Doctoral Research Grant, U-M Center for Non Profit and Public Management, Summer 2005

Thomas Languis Scholarship, Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning
U-M, 2004 – 2005

Graduate School Travel Grant, Western Michigan University, November 20033

Frederick S. Upton Fellowship for Public History Frederick S. Upton Foundation/Fort Miami Heritage Society, 2003 – 2004

Ambassador Fellowship, Vernacular Architecture Forum Annual Meeting, Ste. Pierre et Miquelon, June 2003

BBC News London,, 2009
Image of Monadnock Building, Chicago, IL

A History of Interior Design, Third Edition. Wiley & Sons, 2009
Image of Auditorium Building, Chicago, IL

Outstanding Dissertation Award, Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, U-M, 2011

Doctoral Student Award, Doctoral Program in Architecture, Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, U-M, 2009

M.A. Research Award, Department of History, Western Michigan University, 2004

National Council for Public History Working Group, member, 2012
“Reconstructing the New Deal: Towards a National Inventory of New Deal Art and Public Works”

Manuscript Reviewer, Columbia College (Chicago) Press, 2011

Session Chair, James Barnes Graduate Student Conference, Temple University, 2011

Advisor, Public History graduate student committee, Loyola University Chicago, Fall 2008

Conference Chair, Global Suburbs Graduate Student Conference, U-M, March 2008

Founder, President, Planning and Architectural Research Group (Ph.D. Student Organization), U-M, 2005 – 2008


Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS mapping software, Audacity audio editing software, Drupal content management system, Final Cut Pro video editing software, MySQL database management, Past Perfect collections software, SketchUp design software, SPSS statistical software, WordPress content management system

Large format architectural photography and darkroom processes, oral history

Italian: reading, conversation
Spanish: reading, basic conversation