Barry Bergdoll is Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History at Columbia University and the former Chief Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. A specialist in the history of modern architecture, he curated numerous exhibitions at MoMA, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, the Musée d’Orsay, and other venues, including Mies In Berlin (2001), Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity (2009-2010), Latin America in Construction : Architecture 1955-1980 (2015) and Frank Lloyd Wright at 150 : Unpacking the Archive (2017). He is the author most recently of Marcel Breuer: Building Global Institutions (2017), and many other publications including the widely used textbook European Architecture 1750-1890 (2000). A frequent lecture in both scholarly venues and for general audiences interested in architecture, he has taught for three decades at Columbia as well as a visitor in many institutions around the world. An honorary fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, and of the New York Chapter of the AIA, he serves as President of the Board of the Center for Architecture, New York.