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Jeanne Haffner

Dumbarton Oaks

Jeanne Haffner

Jeanne Haffner is a historian of urbanism and the environment. Her work brings together environmental history, the history of science and technology, science and technology studies (STS), and urban planning history and theory. She is the author of The View from Above: The Science of Social Space (MIT Press, 2013) and numerous articles on contemporary urbanism in publications such as The Guardian, Next American City, ArchitectureBoston, and Arch+, as well as BBC Radio 3. She has been a visiting fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the ETH (Zürich), the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin) and the Center for Metropolitan Studies (Berlin), has served as a Guest Critic at the Harvard GSD and Harvard metaLAB, and has taught at Brown and Harvard Universities.

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Success in the City