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Lori A. Brown

Professor, School of Architecture, Syracuse University

Lori Brown’s research focuses on relationships between architecture and social justice with particular emphasis on gender and its impact upon spatial relationships. Her two books include Feminist Practices: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Women in Architecture and Contested Spaces: Abortion Clinics, Women’s Shelters and Hospitals. Her two current book projects include Birthing Centers, Borders and Bodies and co-editing the Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture with Dr. Karen Burns. She is co-founder and director of ArchiteXX,, a women and architecture group working to bridge the academy and practice in New York City. She is a Professor of Architecture at Syracuse University and a registered architect in New York state.


  • –present
    Professor, School of Architecture, Syracuse University


  • 1994 
    Princeton University, Master of Architecture
  • 1991 
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Architects
  • American Association of University Women


Fellow, American Institute of Architects, Architectural League of New York Emerging Voices 2021