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Faiza Moatasim


Faiza Moatasim
Faiza Moatasim

Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian Studies and Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Kirner-Johnson 133
315-859-4188

Faiza Moatasim teaches courses related to issues of spatial equity, spatial organization as a means of attaining social control and spatial practices as acts of subversion in Asian cities. She received her bachelor's of architecture from the National College of Arts in Pakistan, her master's of architecture from McGill University and her doctorate in architectural history and theory from the University of Michigan. Her dissertation, "Making Exceptions: Politics of Nonconforming Spaces in the Planned Modernist City of Islamabad," investigates the interplay between formally and informally planned spaces in the planned capital city of Pakistan.

Recent Courses Taught

The Megacity in Global Perspective: Power, Space, and Everyday Life
Slums and the City
Space, Society, and Power: From the Industrial to the Global City
Making Modern Cities

Appointed to the Faculty: 2015

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.Arch., McGill University, Canada
B.Arch., National College of Arts, Pakistan

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