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Dahlia Nduom

Assistant Professor

  • Department of Architecture, CEA
  • College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA)


Dahlia Nduom is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at Howard University. She received a BA in Architecture and Visual Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University. She is a licensed architect who has practiced and taught in the US and Ghana. These educational and professional experiences have informed her research interests which investigate the relationship between history, culture and perception and the impacts on the architecture of the African Diaspora and their role in shaping definitions of the home and what it means to dwell.  She investigates cultural, economic, social, political and sustainable issues to understand the spatial implications and systems occurring in the home to begin to address design criteria for housing suited to the complexities of our time.