Jhennifer A. Amundson earned her M.Arch. degree at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and her Ph.D. at the University of Delaware. As a professor of architecture at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois, she teaches, writes and publishes on the history and theory of nineteenth- and twentieth-century architecture. She currently serves as the Interim Dean for the School of Art, Design and Architecture. Among her many presentations and publications, she is the editor of Thomas Ustick Walter: The Lectures on Architecture and the author of a forthcoming monograph on Walter.