Research

Work

BOOK

Concrete Solutions: Architecture, Activism and Black Power in the Nation’s Capital (Under Contract)

ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

“African American Architecture,” Grove Dictionary of Art (New York: Grove Art/Oxford Art Online, forthcoming 2021)

“Firmitas, Utilitas, Profectus: The Architecture of Exploitation in Ghana,” Architectural Guide: Sub-Saharan Africa. Edited by Philipp Meuser and Adil Dalbai (Berlin: DOM publishers, forthcoming 2021): 276-283

“The Dunbar High School Dilemma,” Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 2 edEdited by Max Page and Randall Mason (London, New York, NY: Routledge, 2019): 249-301

Carlos Manuel Rosario,” Washington History 30 no. 1 (Spring 2018): 48-49

“A Model School for a Model City: Shaw Junior High School as a Monument to Planning Reform,” Designing Schools: Space, Place and Pedagogy. Edited by Julie Willis and Kate Darian-Smith (London, New York, NY: Routledge, 2017): 158-174

“A Modern-Day WPA,” Bending the Future: Fifty Ideas for the Next Fifty Years of Historic Preservation in the United States. Edited by Max Page and Marla R. Miller (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016): 261-264

“Geography, Planning, and Performing Mobility in New Orleans,” Walking in Cities: Quotidian Mobility as Urban Theory, Method, and Practice. Edited by Timothy Shortell and Evrick Brown (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2016): 177-196

Schools and Prisons,” Black Lives Matter Dossier, eds. Meredith TenHoor and Jonathan Massey. Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative 2 (March 2015)

The Dunbar High School Dilemma: Architecture, Power, and African American Cultural Heritage,” Buildings & Landscapes 20 no. 1 (Spring 2013): 95-128

Winner, 2014 Catherine W. Bishir Prize for significant contribution to the study of vernacular architecture and cultural landscapes, Vernacular Architecture Forum

ESSAYS

Amber N. Wiley on Teaching with the Tang Collection,” Accelerate: Access and Inclusion at the Tang Teaching Museum. Edited by Ian Berry and Rebecca McNamara (Saratoga Springs, NY: Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, 2017): 8-9

Carrie Mae Weems, When and Where I Enter the British Museum,” Accelerate: Access and Inclusion at the Tang Teaching Museum. Edited by Ian Berry and Rebecca McNamara (Saratoga Springs, NY: Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, 2017): 10-13

H. Allen Brooks Traveling Fellowship Reports, Society of Architectural Historians website 2014-2015

An American in Saigon,” Architect Magazine (June 8, 2015)

Notes From the Golden Triangle,” Architect Magazine (April 10, 2015)

REVIEWS

Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C., Buildings & Landscapes 26 no. 1 (Spring 2019): 94-96

 A Right to the City, Journal of American History, 106 no. 1 (June 2019): 128–131

Just Beneath the Surface: A review of Cityscapes of New Orleans by Richard Campanella, Landscape Architecture Magazine (January 2019)

The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over Harlem, Journal of Architectural Education (January 16, 2018)

Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 76 no. 2 (June 2017): 252-254

Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury AmericaJournal of Design History 27 no. 3 (2014): 314–316

Integrating Architecture into Digital and Public Humanities: Sites and Sounds + MediaNOLA,” Journal of Digital Humanities 2 no. 2 (Spring 2013)

Washington’s U Street: A Biography. H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online. (September 2011)