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 dean at Belmont University in Nashville, she oversees the programs of the O'More College of Architecture and Design. As a historian, she teaches, writes and publishes on the history and theory of nineteenth- and twentieth-century architecture. Among her many presentations and publications, she is the editor of Thomas Ustick Walter: The Lectures on Architecture. Her broader interests include the science of learning, distance education, and digital humanities.