Samia Henni Joins Architecture Faculty

May 30, 2018

The Department of Architecture has hired Samia Henni as an assistant professor of history of architecture and urban development, effective July 1.

Born in Algiers, Henni conducts research on the relationships between colonial practices, military operations, socioeconomic capitals, architecture, and regional planning from the early 19th century to the present. Her teaching focuses on the history of architecture in relation to race, gender, labor, and displacements.

Henni previously taught at the School of Architecture, Princeton University; the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich; and Geneva University of Art and Design. She received her Ph.D. (with distinction, ETH Medal) in the history and theory of architecture from ETH Zurich.

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