Andrew Herscher

Andrew Herscher is an associate professor of architecture at the University of Michigan and co-founder of a series of militant research collaboratives including the We the People of Detroit Community Research Collective, Detroit Resists, and the Settler Colonial City Project.

His work endeavors to bring the study of architecture and cities to bear on struggles for rights, justice, and democracy across a range of global sites. His books include Violence Taking Place: The Architecture of the Kosovo Conflict (Stanford University Press, 2010); The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit (University of Michigan Press, 2012); Displacements: Architecture and Refugee (Sternberg Press, 2017); and Spatial Violence (Routledge: 2016), co-edited with Anooradha Iyer Siddqi.