Paul Gleye

Professor of Architecture

Phone: 701-231-5789


  • Ph.D. UrbanPlanning, UCLA, 1983
  • M.A. International Relations, Boston University, 1967
  • B.A. French and German, University of Wyoming, 1965

Selected Publications and Recent Research:

"City Planning vs. Urban Planning: Whither the Bifurcated Profession?"

Journal article submitted for publication, August 2011.

The Triumph of Visual Planning, manuscript under development.


American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

Professional Memberships:

American Institute of Certified Planners

Courses Taught:

Arch371: Architectural Design III

Arch472: Architectural Design VI

Arch474: International Design Studio

Arch722: Urbanism

Arch725: Architecture of the Recent Past

Arch771: Advanced Architectural Design

Teaching Experience:

Professor, North Dakota State University, 1998 present

Professor, Montana State University, 1994-1998

Associate Professor, Montana State University, 1987-1994

Ask Me

Who are your role models or inspiring folks?

People who dedicate the time and focus to produce outstanding craftsmanship.


Outside of art and design fields, what inspires you?

The learning of foreign languages, because it allows one to communicate beyond one's own borders.


What do you wish you had known when you started out as a student/in this field?

How other cultures approach the issue of livability in cities.


What was your most memorable meal? 

Chicken burritos with green chile in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Muy sabrosa.


In your office, you can only have three things, one book, one tool, and one picture. What would they be and why?

Book: Anton Zijderveld, "A Theory of Urbanity."

Tool: a TUL gel pen.

Picture: Poster of Norman Rockwell's 4 Freedoms: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear. The book and picture to remind us of what we should strive for, and the pen to express it.

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