Associate Professor of Architectural History, School of Constructed Environments
Joanna Merwood-Salisbury is Associate Professor of architectural history at the School of Constructed Environments and an affiliated faculty member in the MA Theories of Urban Practice program at the School of Design Strategies. Trained as a professional architect in New Zealand, she received her Ph.D. in architectural history and theory from Princeton University in 2003. Prior to Parsons, she taught at Bard College, the University of Illinois in Chicago, and at Barnard and Columbia Colleges. Her scholarly focus is nineteenth-and early-twentieth-century architecture and urbanism in the United States. She is author of Chicago 1890: The Skyscraper and the Modern City (University of Chicago Press, 2009) and a co-Editor of After Taste: Expanded Practice in Interior Design (Princeton Architectural Press, 2011). She has published articles and reviews in AA Files, the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, the Journal of Architectural Education, Technology and Culture, Design Issues, Grey Room, and Lotus International.
architectural criticism,architectural history,architecture,interior design,urban design