Enrique RamirezSchafer Visiting Professor
Enrique Ramirez is a writer and a historian of art and architecture. His work considers histories of buildings, cities, and landscapes alongside larger cultures of textual, literary, and object production in Europe and the Americas from the Renaissance onwards. He received his bachelor’s in History from Northwestern University and his JD in Public and Private International law from the George Washington University Law School. After studying Urban Planning at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), he received a Master of Environmental Design from Yale School of Architecture and a PhD in the History and Theory of Architecture from Princeton University, where he was a Whiting Scholar. His work has been recognized and supported by various organizations, including the Canadian Centre for Architecture, the Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and most recently, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. He is currently working on a conservation management plan for Eero Saarinen and Associates’ North Christian Church (1964) as part of the Getty Foundation’s Keeping It Modern initiative. He has also been a faculty member at Yale School of Art, where he taught seminars on print history at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Enrique is an Editor of Manifest: A Journal of the Americas, as well as a Director of the Manifest Institute of the Americas, an organization that seeks to foster critical and imaginative conversations about art, architecture and urbanism, literary studies, and landscape design in the Americas through innovative research, publications, outreach, and exhibition programs.