Mabel Wilson

Mabel O. Wilson

Mabel O. Wilson

Associate Professor of Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University

Mabel O. Wilson navigates her multidisciplinary practice between the fields of architecture, art, visual cultural analysis, and American studies. She is also appointed as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Research in African American Studies and co-directs Global Africa Lab. Her design and scholarly research investigates space, politics and cultural memory in black America; race and modern architecture; new technologies and the social production of space; and visual culture in contemporary art, film and new media. She is the author of Negro Building: Black Americans in the World of Fairs and Museums (University of California Press 2012).