Gerald S. Bernstein (1935-2006) was a scholar of modern and contemporary architecture. Bernstein held the position of Professor of Fine Arts at Brandeis from 1967-2004, and served as Chair of the Department of Fine Arts from 1979-1981 and 1985-1986. His classes in architectural history were popular with students, and he was recognized with several awards throughout his career, including the Brandeis Alumni Association Recognition Award, the National Women's Committee Recognition Award, the Annual Teaching Award, and the first Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts at Brandeis.
In addition to teaching, Professor Bernstein was responsible for organizing the Richard Saivetz '69 Annual Memorial Architectural Symposium. Bernstein was also an expert on the history of the Brandeis campus, and served as the editor of a 1999 publication for the University entitled, "Building a Campus: An Architectural Celebration of Brandeis University's 50th Anniversary."
Source: "University Mourns Death of Longtime Professor Gerald Bernstein," US Fed News Service, Including US State News, 10 Jan 2006