Lucy Maulsby is an Assistant Professor of Architectural History at the School of Architecture at Northeastern University. She received her B.A. in Art History from Smith College, her M.Phil. in the History and Theory of Architecture from Cambridge University in England, before earning her PhD at Columbia University (2007).
Maulsby’s research focuses on architectural responses to modernization with a special emphasis on the relationships between architecture, urbanism, and politics in Italy. Her book Fascism, Architecture and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1923–43 was published by the University of Toronto Press (2014). This project was funded by a number of fellowships, grants, and awards including a Whiting Fellowship and a Mellon Author Award. Her articles and reviews have been published in Urban History, Journal of Architectural Education, and in City Halls and Civic Materialism: Towards a Global History of Urban Public Space (edited bySwati Chattopadhyay and Jeremy White) and are forthcoming in Future/Anterior and The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. Her current book project Modernism in Postwar Italy considers the legacy of Fascism in the postwar period and has been supported by a Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship and Franklin Research Grant.
She is a founding member of the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC) at MIT and teaches courses in modern architectural and urban history at the School of Architecture.