Kevin Hinders is an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign’s School of Architecture (ISoA). He is the Coordinator of the Chicago Studio, a graduate studio of the Illinois School of Architecture (ISoA) which affords students a one semester opportunity to live, work and study in Chicago. Hinders has taught design studios at every level of the ISoA curriculum. He also teaches an Urban Design Theory seminar, Professional Development course, and a Campus Honors Program offering. Hinders is a partner in the firm PREPARE, Inc. which provides architecture, structural engineering and educational services. Research interests include urban design and the design of the built environment and the architecture and engravings of Rome, Italy.