williamdavis@ucla.edu

recent academic writing
"Loneliness and Disappearance" will be published on PLATFORM, summer 2020
"Foreign Arms and the Economic Body," will be published in Feminist Architectural
        Histories of Migration
(eds. Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi & Rachel Lee), CCA Montreal, fall 2020
"Faith by 1978" will be published in Narratives of Disease, Development Disaster,
        (eds. T. Avermaete, V. Baweja, D. van der Plaat) fall 2020
Guest-edited issue of ARDETH, "Contingency" with Dana Cuff, summer 2020
My PhD dissertation at UCLA is called “Palm Politics: Warfare, Folklore & Architecture”

recent other writing
Visions in the Lunch Hour, HK Dance Journal, Feb 2020
Gray Harbor, (with Ming Lin and Luke Casey) Art Papers, Aug 2018
From Homeless to Self-Built, Hong Kong’s Self-Built Communities, HKDI, 2017
Civil Measures, LA Forum, Nov 2016

teaching
At UCLA I recently taught the Global History of Architecture Survey (2019–2020)
At Occidental College I taught three classes in the 2019–2020 academic year:
• Turbines and Seashells: Architecture and the Pacific Ocean
• A City is A World, the World is a City: History of Urban Design
• Introduction to Modern Architecture

appointments
Teaching fellow, Architecture & Urban Design, UCLA (2018–)
PhD Candidate, Architecture & Urban Design, UCLA (2015–)
Adjunct instructor, Art History Department, Occidental College (2019–2020)
Adjunct instructor, Architecture Department, San Diego University (2018)
Research Associate at cityLAB / Urban Humanities, UCLA (2015–)