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Samia Rab Kirchner

Samia Rab Kirchner

Baltimore, MD, US

 

About 

Samia Rab Kirchner makes, studies, and analyzes architecture that contributes to urban civic identity. She is currently tenured Associate Professor of Architecture + City Design at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Her research and practice focuses on Port Cities Urban Regeneration and Waterfront Redevelopment. She is also serving as Middle East Area Editor for the forthcoming Bloomsbury Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture, as Editorial Member of the Journal of Arabian Studies, as Desk Reviewer for ICOMOS on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and as Chair of the Morgan Internationalization of Education Task Force.

Employment 

Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, US, Tenured Associate Professor Architecture + Planning

Curricular Development, teaching, research, community engagement and service.

Aug 2014 - current
 

The American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, AE, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Architecture

Curricular and Program Development, Program Accreditation, teaching, research, community engagement and service.

Aug 2000 - Mar 2014
 

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, US, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Curricular Development, teaching, research, community engagement and service.

Aug 1997 - Jun 2002
 

Areas of Specialization