Arijit Sen, Associate Professor

Bio
Arijit Sen, Assistant Professor of Architecture, teaches architectural design urbanism and cultural landscapes at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He is the co-coordinator of the Buildings Cultures Landscapes doctoral program initiative between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Milwaukee. His research interests include physical and cultural landscapes of immigration in the United States. He is currently completing his book “Creative Dissonance: The Politics of Immigrant World Making” and a co-edited monograph “Devon Street, Chicago: Interpreting Landscapes of Transnationalism.” Sen received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and served as a Center for 21st Century Studies fellow at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and a Quadrant Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Education
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley. 2002
M. Arch., Iowa State University, Ames. 1991
B. Arch., University of Bombay, Bombay. 1987

Research Focus
Ethnicity and urban ethnic spaces Food landscapes Immigration history American cultural landscapes Social justice, architectural history Environment and behavior studies Race and class and gender in America Architectural design Transnational cultural studies

Courses
Arch 585 Research Methods
Arch 645/845 Multiculturalism
Arch 751 Theories of Environment Design Research
Arch 790 Practicum on Buildings-Landscapes Cultures

Selected Work

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