Urban Sights: Urban History and Visual Culture

Mona Damluji

Mona Damluji is the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian & Islamic Visual Culture at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She received her PhD in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013. Her current research examines intersecting histories of oil, architecture, urban planning and cinema in Iran, Iraq and the Arab Gulf region throughout the twentieth century. 

Mona is a member of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences working group on Space and has published in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review, and the International Journal of Islamic Architecture. Mona contributes to the Jadaliyya Culture page and blogs at Adventures in Oil.

For a full biography and list of publications, please visit: http://monadamluji.weebly.com