Alex Bitterman

Position Title
Professor 10 Months
Architecture and Design
Office Location
Engineering Technology Bldg.
Office Phone
Professional Experience

Alex Bitterman MArch, MLS, PhD is Professor in the Department of Architecture & Design at SUNY Alfred State. Dr. Bitterman is an author, teacher, designer, administrator, and advocate.

His most recent book, The Life and Afterlife of Gay Neighborhoods: Renaissance and Resurgence (ISBN-13: 978-3-030-66073-4) was published in 2021 by SpringerNature. He is the founding editor of Multi: the Journal of Responsible Architecture and Design (ISSN: 1942-3527), an associate editor of Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion, and is also the author of The College Question: Why College as We Know It Isn’t Working for the Millennial Generation, (ISBN-13: 978-149-21199-82), a critical examination of higher education and a practical guide for future generations of college students. His Textbook, Design Survey: an Introduction to the Design Professions (ISBN -10: 0-536-51736-3) is now in its third edition.

Dr. Bitterman has made more than fifty conference presentations, and various media appearances including radio and television. He is the proud author of more than a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Commentary and interviews with Dr. Bitterman have appeared in National Geographic, The Advocate, The Toronto Star. He was keynote speaker at the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in 2017.