Andrew J. Manson is an assistant professor of architectural history and theory. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in classical studies from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario; a master’s degree in classics from University College London; and a Master of Architecture, master’s in philosophy, and a doctorate in architectural history from Columbia University. He is the recipient of a Mellon Dissertation Fellowship and a C.V. Starr Foundation Fellowship. His work has also been supported by awards from the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the British School at Rome.
Manson specializes in the architectural culture of 19th- and 20th-century Europe, with a focus on Italy and the Italian colonies. His interests include modern architecture in Italy; the role of architecture and archaeology in the formation of identity and ideology; architectural competitions; architecture, ruins and nostalgia; and the topography of Rome.