Hélène Lipstadt

Lipstadt was educated at the London School of Economics, Université de Paris I, and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in art and cultural history and anthropology. She has been at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning since 1997, as a Visiting Associate Professor and a Research Affiliate. Her numerous articles on competitions include several studies of the Grands Projets; The Experimental Tradition, 1989; a Bourdieu-based study in Cultural Studies, May 2003; and a history of Saarinen’s Arch, in Modern Architecture in St. Louis, forthcoming 2004. She is Program Committee Chair for the VIIIth DOCOMOMO International Conference (New York, September 2004) and a Director of DOCOMOMO US. She is preparing a book on Bourdieu and architecture for an American university press.