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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

Mick Charney, Ph.D.


Associate Professor

2114 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
T: (785) 532-5953



Wayne Michael "Mick" Charney is an associate professor of architecture at Kansas State University. He received both his B.Sc. and M.Arch. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his Ph.D. in art history from Northwestern University. He has been teaching some version of a large introductory architectural history survey class for nearly 37 years. A recipient of numerous teaching awards, including repeated nominations to Who's Who among America's Teachers, he was also a 2005 recipient of the Kansas State University Presidential Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching and was named the K-State 2014-15 Coffman Chair for Distinguished Teaching Services. In addition to a number of published essays, his research into the scholarship of teaching and learning includes a combined total of more than 60 scholarly sessions chaired, workshops conducted, papers delivered, and posters presented at various regional, national, and international teaching and learning conferences. His other research interests include various aspects of modern architecture, especially the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright.