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Marisa Angell Brown

marisa brown Marisa Angell Brown, PhD is an architectural historian and curator with research interests in the architectural movements, buildings and spaces of the 1960s to the present.  She received her PhD in architectural history from Yale University in 2014 and is the Assistant Director of Programs at the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University, where she teaches a course titled Critical Approaches to Architectural Preservation and Cultural Heritage.  She is the author of recent articles in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians and Perspecta on the relationship between 1960s avant-garde architecture and race and is developing an exhibition titled “Brutalism, RI.”  She serves on the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission State Review Board.