UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Sherry Ahrentzen

Shimberg Center for Housing Studies
Phone Number: 352-273-1229

B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 1977
M.A., PhD, Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, 1982, 1980

Biographical Information:

Special Fields:
Housing/Residential: Building Performance for Occupant Health, Post-Occupancy Evaluation, Community/Neighborhood Development, Sustainability, Special Populations (elderly, disability)

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Arizona State University, University of Florida

Over 60 published articles, chapters and reports, including publication in Journal of Housing for the Elderly, Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, Harvard Design Magazine, Journal of Social Issues, Planning, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, and Progressive Architecture, among others. Co-edited book, New Households, New Housing, with Karen Franck.

AIA Housing and Design Research Consortium
American Institute of Architects
American Association of University Women
Environmental Design Research Association
Planners Network

ACSA Distinguished Professor Award
EDRA Career Award
ARCC James Haecker Distinguished Leadership in Architectural Research Award