Browse the academic profiles of our Architecture staff.

Academic staff

Dr Benjamin Blackwell
Lecturer in Architecture

Research Specialisms: Architectures of Science, Architectures of Education, Science and Technology Studies, Architecture and Power

Dr Kim Förster
Lecturer in Architectural Studies

Research specialisms: Environmental histories of architecture, landscape and the urban; Archives of (energy) transition and the geopolitics of cement and sustainability genealogy of architectural culture and pedagogy

Dr Ewan Harrison
Lecturer in Architectural Studies

Prof Deljana Iossifova
Professor of Architecture and Urban Studies

Research specialisms: Global urban transformations; Sustainable infrastructure transitions; Urban borderlands and coexistence; Urban ageing; Emerging urban phenomena

Dr Chathu Jayakody
Lecturer in Architecture and Urbanism

Dr Alan Lewis
Senior Lecturer in Architectural Studies

Research specialisms: Health and wellbeing; Older people's housing; Building users' experience; Social construction of building users; Design standards

Dr Camilla Lewis
Lecturer in Architectural Studies

Research specialisms: Urban regeneration; Urban studies and ageing; Urban change and inequalities; housing, belonging and community

Dr Leandro Minuchin
Senior Lecturer in Architecture and Global Urbanism

Dr Trude Renwick
Lecturer in Architectural Studies 

Prof Ɓukasz Stanek

Professor of Architectural History

Research specialisms: Materialist epistemologies of architecture; Architecture in the global Cold War; Mobilities of architecture: people, materials, technologies, images; Postcolonial architecture in West Africa and the Middle East; GIS-based architectural historiography

Dr Léa-Catherine Szacka
Senior Lecturer in Architectural Studies

Research specialisms: Architecture curating and the history of architecture exhibitions; Postmodern architecture; Ephemeral architecture in the 19th and 20th century; Oral history; Media and architecture

Dr Huda Tayob
Lecturer in Architectural Studies

Prof Stephen Walker
Professor of Architectural Humanities

Research specialisms: Art and architecture; Fairgrounds and temporary architectures; Critical theory; Visual research methods; Architecture and the body

Dr Matthew Wells
Lecturer in Architectural Studies

Research specialisms: Modern architecture in Britain and Europe (1815–1945); architectural drawings and models; technological and material histories of architecture; Victorian and Edwardian built environment in the British world

Rosamund Lily West
Lecturer in Architectural Studies

Prof Albena Yaneva
Professor in Architectural Theory

Research specialisms: The relational turn in architecture; Pragmatist philosophy and architecture; ANT politics of design and urban controversies; Anthropology of design and construction practice; Architectural collections

Research Associates

Dr Niamh Kavanagh
Research Associate

Research Assistants

Elsa Holm
Research Assistant

Professional support staff

Lara Gerrard
Workshop Technician

Scott Miller
Technical Workshop Manager

Angus Riddell
Workshop Assistant

Paulina Voang
Workshop Assistant