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  • David Brody

    Professor of Design Studies

    Email
    brodyd@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    Sheila C. Johnson Design Center - 2 West 13th Street

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    David Brody

    Profile

    Specialist in material culture, visual culture, and design studies. David co-edited (with Hazel Clark) Design Studies: A Reader (Berg, 2009) and his books Housekeeping by Design: Hotels and Labor (2016) & Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines (2010) were both published by the University of Chicago Press. 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, Design and Culture, Design Issues, and other journals. David has also given papers at numerous academic conferences.


    Degrees Held

    Ph.D.


    Recent Publications

    Housekeeping by Design: Hotels and Labor


    Research Interests

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


    Current Courses

    Theorizing Luxury

    Topics in American Design

    Theorizing Luxury: Lecture

    American Art

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