About Prof. Dharwadker
Aneesha Dharwadker is an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, with joint appointments in the School of Architecture and Department of Landscape Architecture. Her teaching and scholarship examine globalization, colonialism, and contemporary social issues in relation to the built environment.
She is the founder of Chicago Design Office and editor of Transect, a journal of design criticism. In 2022, she received the New Faculty Teaching Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). Dharwadker is a licensed architect in Illinois.