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Tijana Vujosevic

Asst/Prof Tijana Vujosevic

Assistant Professor/Head of School Delegate (Academic Conduct and Appeals)
Design, UWA School of

Contact details
UWA School of Design
The University of Western Australia (M433)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 1556
BArch MArch Yale, PhD MIT
Dr Vujosevic earned her Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture degrees from Yale University and her PhD in the History and Theory of Architecture from MIT. She lived and taught on three continents - Europe, the United States and Australia. Before coming to the UWA School of Design she taught at Yale, MIT, and the University of Virginia. Tijana does a-disciplinary research in the history and theory of the built environment, spanning issues in architecture, social history, art, literary studies and cultural geography, focusing primarily on socialist interpretations of architecture, nature, and the environment. Her first book on the Russian 1920s and the 1930s, 'Modernism and the Making of the Soviet New Man' has been come out in 2017 with Manchester University Press. She has won the prestigious University of Strasbourg Institute of Advanced Study Fellowship for 2018-2020, to aid research on the project 'Communism, Internationalism, Nature: A Cold War History of Environmental Representation'.
Key research
Modernism in Art and Architecture
Politics of Slavic Modernity
Constructions of Global and Local
Environmental History
Funding received
2018 Fellow, University of Strasbourg Institute of Advanced Study ($194,000)
UWA Research Impact Grant, with Dr Martens, Associate Professor Porr, Dr Corall, Ms Alessi ($20,000)
Improving Student Experience Grant, UWA Centre for Education Futures ($7,800)
Distinguished Early Career Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, UWA ($5,000)
UWA School of Architecture Landscape and Visual Arts Group Research Funding Scheme, with Prof Taylor and Prof Ball ($30,700)
C. C. Royal PhD Completion Grant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ($8,000)
Doctoral Fellowship, Gerda Henkel Foundation, Germany ($47,000)
International Fellowship, American Association of University Women ($27,000)
Bechtel Research Grant, Canadian Centre for Architecture ($5,400)
Hyzen Travel Grant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ($5,400)
Presidential Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (c.$335,000)
Molton Andrus Award for Excellence in Art and Architecture, Yale ($8,000)
Italian (reads)
French (reads)
Previous positions
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Virginia, USA
Teaching Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teachiing Fellow, Yale University
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