From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Brazley, Michael D.

(born: 1951) 

Michael D. Brazley was born in Louisville, KY to William and Gwendolyn Brazley. A graduate of the Howard University School of Architecture and the University of Louisville School of Urban and Public Affairs (Ph.D.), he is currently an assistant professor in the School of Architecture at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Brazley  is the author of the article "Moving toward gender and racial inclusion in the design profession," part of an ongoing longitudinal study that he presented at the 2006 Diversity Conference in New Orleans.

For almost 20 years Brazley has also been the President and CEO of Brazley & Brazley, Inc., located in Louisville. He is a licensed architect in Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio.

Brazley has received a number of awards, including the Minority Service Firm of the Year.

For more see Who's Who Among African Americans, 1994-2006; M. Brazley, "Moving toward gender and racial inclusion in the design profession," The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, vol. 6, issue 3, pp. 9-18; An Evaluation of Residential Satisfaction of HOPE VI: a study of the Park DuValle Revitalization Project (thesis) by M. Brazley; Ten questions with ... Michael D. Brazley, Sept. 29, 2010, at the Southern Illinois Online News site; Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture website; and Dr. Michael Brazley at the School of Architecture, SIU website.

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