College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs
601 W. Nedderman Drive
Arlington, TX 76019-0108
Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Practice in Interior Design
Info: Rebecca Boles joined the UT Arlington Interior Design Program in 1998, having previously taught at Texas Christian University, Carnegie Mellon University and New Jersey Institute of Technology. Classes she has taught within the Interior Design Program include Interior Design Studio, Interior Detailing, Furniture Design & Construction, and Interior Materials. She has also taught both undergraduate and graduate architecture classes and she was an instructor for SEED, a summer art and architecture collaborative program for high school students at UT Arlington. A registered Architect and Interior Designer, she cumulatively completed 14 years of architectural experience with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Kohn Pedersen Fox Interiors, Cossuta and Associates, and Morrison Seifert. She has been a member of American Institute of Architects since 1999 and a past officer and executive board member of AIA Fort Worth. She has maintained an architectural practice as a sole practitioner since 1998 and received an American Institute of Architects Fort Worth Chapter Merit Award for her work as an Interior Architect in 2003. She also is a frequent contributor to Texas Architect magazine.
Director, Institute of Urban Studies
Info: Alan Klein, MCRP, MBA, Director, Institute of Urban Studies, UT Arlington brings a diverse background and broad perspective to community revitalization, neighborhood planning, real estate analysis, and economic development. With a MBA in Finance from UT Austin and a MCRP from UT Arlington, Alan combines long experience in the thrift and banking industries with his background in developing community organizations. Alan’s concentration is on building partnerships to promote community and economic development and revitalization, with focused experience in analyzing and assisting rural and lower income communities. In his tenure with the Institute, Alan has led in the development of over 50 community planning efforts, ranging from economic feasibility studies to comprehensive plans.
Administrative Assistant II
Business Operations Manager
Info: Theresa Ross was awarded a 2017 Outstanding Maverick Award by the University of Texas at Arlington. The award recognizes outstanding work with regard to diversity, community outreach, sustainability, service excellence and teamwork.
Digital Fabrication Specialist