Joan Ockman

Joan Ockman is an architectural historian, critic, educator, and editor. She is the Vincent Scully Visiting Professor of Architectural History at Yale School of Architecture, where she also directs the Ph. program in architecture, and Distinguished Senior Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design. From 1994 to 2008 she served as director of the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture at Columbia University. She has written on a wide range of topics in modern and contemporary architecture, and is currently collaborating on a major new history of modern architecture. Among her book publications are Architecture School: Three Centuries of Educating Architects in North America (2012); The Pragmatist Imagination: Thinking about Things in the Making (2000); and Architecture Culture 1943–1968: A Documentary Anthology (1993).