Vladimir Kulić

Associate Professor of Architectural History and Theory

School of Architecture, Florida Atlantic University

Vladimir Kulić studied architecture at the University in Belgrade and holds a Ph.D. in architectural history from the University of Texas in Austin (2009). He is the current Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin and Associate Professor of architectural history and theory at the School of Architecture, Florida Atlantic University. He specializes in the history of architecture in the former socialist world, and occasionally writes contemporary architectural criticism.  Together with Maroje Mrduljaš he authored and directed the international research project Unfinished Modernisations-Between Utopia and Pragmatism: Architecture and Urban Planning in the Former Yugoslavia and the Successor States (2010-12), which brought together over thirty researchers from the region. He is the author of Modernism In-Between: The Mediatory Architectures of Socialist Yugoslavia (with Wolfgang Thaler and Maroje Mrduljaš, Berlin: Jovis, 2012) and editor of Sanctioning  Modernism: Architecture and the Making of Postwar Identities (with Monica Penick and Timothy Parker, Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014).  He is the winner of the Bruno Zevi Award for a Critical/Historical Essay in Architecture (2009), two grants from the Graham Foundation (2007, 2014), and the ACLS/SSRC/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowship (2013-14).  In 2015, he was the Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Visiting Scholar at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.