Is there a Doctor of Design in the House?

LSU’s Doctor of Design in Cultural Preservation serves a market of interdisciplinary professionals by building on the strengths of faculty across the university, integrating expertise to address contemporary issues in four areas of specialization. The 60-credit-hour program encompasses six semesters of study and 45 hours of course offerings specific to the curriculum and its advanced nature, mostly devoted to individual, supervised research, requiring students to work one-on-one with faculty.

Cultural and creative industry one of the largest in Louisiana’s economy
1 of the few public university DDes programs in the country
4 areas of specialization!

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Art History Professor Darius Spieth to Give Talk at Louvre

Upon invitation by the Amis du Louvre, LSU art history professor Darius A. Spieth will present research on Jean-Baptiste Pierre Lebrun at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France on May 28. The talk will…

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Art History Assistant Professor William Ma Receives Site and Space in Southeast Asia Research Award

Art history assistant professor William Ma won the Site and Space in Southeast Asia research award, a two-year funded research opportunity exploring the art, architecture, and landscape of Southeast Asia. Site and Space in…

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Associate Dean of Research and Development Lake Douglas Authors Book Buildings of New Orleans

“New Orleans isn’t like other cities,” Stella tells her sister Blanche DuBois in Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire. Cradled in the crescent of the Mississippi River and surrounded by water, the city has…

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