Thomas J. Campanella: American Curves: The Infrastructure and Urbanism of Clarke and Rapuano

Thomas J. Campanella (M.L.A. ’91) is associate professor of urban planning and design at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and currently a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. He is a recipient of Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships, and has held teaching and visiting appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Campanella's books include The Concrete Dragon: China's Urban Revolution and What It Means For the World (2008); Republic of Shade: New England and the American Elm (2003), winner of the Spiro Kostof Award from the Society of Architectural Historians; and Cities From the Sky: An Aerial Portrait of America (2001). He is also coeditor, with Lawrence Vale, of The Resilient City: How Modern Cities Recover From Disaster (2005). In addition to his Cornell degree, Campanella holds a Ph.D. from MIT.