Professor and Chair of Film and Screen Studies, Pace University

Luke teaches courses in design and design thinking at Pace University. He joined Pace in 2012 and is currently the chair of the Film and Screen Studies department and serves as the University-wide coordinator for Anti-Racism Education. Prior to Pace, Luke ran the M.F.A. program in Set Design at the University of California-Irvine from 2008-2012.  Currently, Luke is part of the teaching team for the Design Factory Global Network's Challenge-Based Innovation CBIA3 project with faculty from University of Swinburne, Hochschule Mannheim, Pratt Institute and the Warsaw University of Technology. Luke also has taught workshops in Vectorworks for USA 829 and classes in production design for YouTube Studios.


Introduction to Production Design

Digital Production Design

Scenic Design I

Scenic Design II

There's No Place Like Home

Story Structure

Challenge-Based Innovation

Introduction to Theater

Design Perspectives for the BFA Actor

Drafting by Hand

Drafting (Vectorworks)

Figure Drawing

Model Making

Introduction to University

Fundamentals of Scenery

Special Topics in Filmmaking: Desiging the Afterlife

Digital Image Making

Explorations in Scenic Design