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Current Fellows

Architecture

Fishman Fellow - Eduardo Mediero

Eduardo is a licensed architect and founder of HANGHAR, an architecture practice based in Madrid that works on the confluence between architectural precedents and financial organizational models. The practice develops projects from furniture, interior design, housing and urbanism.

Eduardo Mediero holds a Masters in Architecture with Honors from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and a Masters in Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he was the recipient of the 2018 KPF Traveling Fellowship. His work has been exhibited at the XIV Biennial of Spanish Architecture and Urbanism, the 16th and 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, the Colegio de Arquitectos de Madrid and the ETSAM. Eduardo is also the recipient of the Real Colegio Complutense Fellowship and the Arthur Lehman Fund.

William Muschenheim Fellow - Jacob Comerci

Jacob Comerci is a designer and educator. He received a Master of Architecture from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago. While at Princeton, he was awarded the Howard Crosby Butler traveling fellowship where he studied building groups in Berlin as well as the Suzane Kolarik Underwood thesis prize for excellence in design. He has previously worked with Bureau Spectacular in Chicago and Los Angeles and with MOS Architects and LTL Architects in New York. 

His research and design work reconsiders models for collective life and work by way of the interior fit-out of existing real estate with furniture-scaled domestic equipment.

Walter B. Sanders Fellow - Matīss Groskaufmanis

Matīss Groskaufmanis' research and design work examines architecture’s relationship to political and economic ideologies, with a particular focus on the emergence of global architecture practice. In 2018, he served as a curator of the Latvian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale, exploring housing as a means of nation building. An alumnus of the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow, he holds a master’s degree in architecture (with distinction) from Delft University of Technology and a bachelor's degree in architecture from Glasgow School of Art. Prior to founding the architecture agency Schema in 2019, Matīss has worked on research, publishing, and building projects as part of Rotterdam-based architecture practices OMA/AMO and MVRDV.

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Urban and Regional Planning

Sojourner Truth Fellow - Jane Fran Morgan

Jane Fran Morgan has more than 20 years of experience providing planning, strategy and evaluation services to diverse organizations in Detroit and beyond. This experience includes the evaluation of a wide range of programs, initiatives and several cross-sector collaboratives. As the founder of JFM Consulting Group (JFM), Jane has partnered with foundations and nonprofit organizations to evaluate efforts in the areas of health, arts and culture, food access, workforce and community development to name a few.  Utilizing a participatory approach, she strives to engage stakeholders in meaningful ways, defining and measuring effectiveness and impact, and identifying opportunities for improvement. As president of JFM, Jane works in partnership with stakeholders in the nonprofit, philanthropic and public sectors, helping them make informed, data-driven, strategic decisions. She resides in Detroit and holds a Master of Public Affairs from the L.B.J. School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, a B.A. in Urban Studies from Michigan State University, and has completed 50 hours of coursework toward a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan.