wdavis@nus.edu.sg

recent academic writing
“Palm Politics: Warfare, Folklore & Architecture” PhD Dissertation, Summer 2021
"Foreign Arms and the Economic Body," Of Migration, CCA Montreal, 2021
"Seeds That Float," Architectural Theory Review, 2021
"Loneliness and Disappearance," PLATFORM, 2020
Guest-edited issue of ARDETH, "Contingency" with Dana Cuff, 2020

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 (2018–2021)
PhD Candidate, Architecture & Urban Design, UCLA (2015–2021)
Lecturer, Art History Department, Occidental College (2019–2020)
Lecturer, Architecture Department, University of San Diego (2018)
Research Associate at cityLAB / Urban Humanities, UCLA (2015–2021)