Kwesi Daniels

Dr. Kwesi Daniels is the Department Head of Architecture at Tuskegee University. His twenty-year teaching career includes appointments at Tuskegee, Temple, NYU, and Columbia University in the City of New York. He currently serves as an at-large director for the ACSA, a co-chair of the educate platform for the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), and as the 3rd Congressional District Representative for the Alabama Black Heritage Council. In 2018 he began developing a historic preservation program at Tuskegee University, which has resulted in the documentation of civil rights sites in Selma, Montgomery, and Tuskegee, Al. Daniels earned a BArch and MArch in architecture from Tuskegee University and the University of Illinois at Chicago and a MS in sustainability management from Columbia University. In 2020 he earned a PhD in urban geography from Temple University. His doctoral research focused on studentification and its social impact on West Philadelphia neighborhoods.