Parsons Paris

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David Brody

David   Brody

Associate Professor of Design Studies , Art and Design History and Theory

Associate Professor of Design Studies

Office Location:

Sheila Johnson Design Center
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  • Specialist in material culture, visual culture, and design studies. David co-edited (with Hazel Clark) Design Studies: A Reader (Berg, 2009) and his book Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines was just published by the University of Chicago Press (2010). Other publications include articles and reviews in Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Journal of Asian American Studies, American Quarterly, Journal of Design History, American Periodicals, and other journals. David has a forthcoming article on hotel design and housekeeping that will appear in the peer-reviewed journal Design and Culture in 2011. His new book project is titled Do Not Disturb: Design, Hotels, and Labor and is under advance contract with the University of Chicago Press. David has also given papers at numerous academic conferences.

    Research Interests:

    cultural studies,design history,design research,theory,visual culture studies

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