Manuel Shvartzberg Carrió

Manuel Shvartzberg Carrió is an architect and assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University, where he teaches in the history of architecture and urban development programs. His areas of research and expertise include intersections between architecture and geopolitics — particularly settler colonialism and capitalism as mediated by territorial infrastructures, technology, race, and Indigenous decolonial onto-epistemologies in relation to Marxist critical theories. From 2015 to 2019, Shvartzberg Carrió served as research coordinator for the Architecture Lobby, a nonprofit activist group advocating for the value of architectural labor within the profession and for the general public.

He holds a PhD in architecture from Columbia University.