Faculty » Patricia Morton
Office: 221 Arts Building
Phone: (951) 827-2698
Ph.D., Princeton University
Areas of specialization: History of modern and contemporary European and American architecture and cities; French colonial architecture.
Patricia A. Morton is Chair and Associate Professor of architectural history in the Art History Department. She has received grants and fellowships from the Getty Research Institute, the Fulbright Program, the University of California Humanities Research Institute, and the National Endowment for the Arts, among other institutions. Her book on the 1931 Colonial Exposition in Paris, Hybrid Modernities, was published in 2000 by MIT Press and in Japan by Brücke in 2002. Her current research focuses on popular culture and the rise of postmodern architecture and on French colonial architecture and human geography. She has published widely on architectural history and issues of race, gender and identity in modern and contemporary architecture. She is Editor Designate of the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians and an advisory board member of the European Architectural Historians Network journal, Architectural Histories. She is President of the Council of UC Faculty Associations.