Architecture Program Faculty

Dr. Christopher C. Miller

Professor and Program Director

Ph.D. History of Art (Univ. of Virginia,1999), M.Architecture, Urban Design concentration (School of Architecture, University of Notre Dame, 2014). M.Architectural History (Univ. of Virginia, 1992). Architect (reg. Virginia).

Research Interests

Miller advances architecture and place-making that springs from Christian concerns for the service of people and their communities. He facilitates student research in sustainable built environments that bear the rich meaning that we embody in art, places, and buildings.

Dr. Miller is an amateur watercolorist; see Plein Air.

John P. Haigh, AIA

Assistant Professor, M.Arch., University of Notre Dame

John Haigh

John Haigh is a licensed architect who resides in Atchison, KS, having worked in the profession in Milwaukee, Chicago, and South Bend, IN. Originally from Washington state, John has lived in the Midwest since 2001, receiving his M.Arch. from the University of Notre Dame in 2004.

From 2003-2012 he worked in South Bend, IN, under the notable Arthur Ross Award-winning architect Thomas Gordon Smith, a leader in the contemporary developments of the resurgence of both teaching and practicing classical architecture. Under Smith, John was the acting manager from 2005-11 for a wide array of projects: Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Classical Galleries in the American Wing; Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey, Oklahoma; Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, Nebraska; the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame; and many others. During those years John was a regular guest critic for Smith’s classes at the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture.

John’s personal work consists of residential, multi-generational housing, as well as the design and execution of sacred furnishings for Catholic parishes, including a parish hall renovation. As project manager he has worked on a number of award winning projects, including projects with Smith that have been published in the “Classicist”.