Diane Favro's research focuses on Roman architecture and urbanism, and the applications of digital technologies in the arts and humanities. She is Director of the UCLA Experiential Technologies Center which has received numerous grants for such projects as Digital Karnak, an award-winning learning platform with expansive aggregated data and interactive geo-temporal models of the Egyptian cultural site, Digital Roman Forum presented by the Mayor of Rome, and most recently, Visualizing Statues which integrates kinetic analysis, text-encoding, and geo-spatial argumentation into an interactive digital publication. She particpates in the development of HyperCities, a revolutionary aggregation platform that interrogates the space and time of the physical world with the information web and publishing, and with new Digital Humanities degree programs at UCLA.  Most recently Favro is co-recipient of an NEH grant entitled Digital Cultural Mapping.  She served as the President of the Society of Architectural Historians and currently is Assistant Vice Chancellor of Research at UCLA.

Experiencial Technologies Center
Digital Karnak
Visualizing Statues


PH.D., Architectural History, UC Berkeley
M.A., Art History, UC Santa Barbara
B.A., Art, San Jose State