Brian D. Goldstein is a historian of the North American built environment. His research and teaching focus on the intersection of social movements, politics, and urban space; the spatial implications of race and class; debates over design expertise; and the history of activism in the design professions. His current book project, The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Race, Class, and the Struggle Over Harlem, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press. He is currently an assistant professor in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico. Previously, he was an A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for the Humanities and the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.