Anthony James Catanese PhD 1969

Anthony James Catanese, PhD ’69, FAICP, recently retired as President of the Florida Institute of Technology. He previously served as President of the Florida Atlantic University. Within the field, he was Dean of the College of Architecture at the University of Florida and the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well as Professor of City and Regional Planning at both the University of Miami and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He wrote 14 books, the latest being Sunshine Towns: New Urbanism in Florida.

Catanese credits his UW education as the foundation for his academic work and leadership. He intends to stay active in the field as he does more fishing and grandsons’ time.
[photo: Anthony Catanese, PhD ’69, Center, pictured with stepson, Mark Inglis and son Mark Catanese, fishing off Key Largo in the Florida Keys, January 2020.]