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Coleman Austin Jordan

Coleman Jordan received a Bachelors of Arts degree for the Ohio State School of Architecture, and a Master degree from Clemson University. His teaching career includes the fields of urban planning, architecture and design.

He served as an Assistant Professor of Architecture and Afroamerican & African Studies at the University of Michigan from 2000 to 2004.

Coleman is the Co-founder of Corners – an interdisciplinary organization that works towards social justice in the building environment.