Olga Touloumi

Olga Touloumi is assistant professor of architectural history at Bard College. Her forthcoming book The Global Interior: United Nations and World Ordering (University of Minnesota Press) examines the United Nations and the design of its platforms for liberal internationalism. Her research focuses on the intersection of buildings, media, and twentieth-century internationalist projects. She has coedited Sound Modernities: Architecture, Media, and Design; and Computer Architectures: Constructing the Common Ground, 1945–1980 (Routledge, 2019). Her writing has appeared in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Buildings & Landscapes, Journal of Architecture, and Harvard Design Magazine. Her research has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation, and the Canadian Center for Architecture, among others.