Tricia Meehan earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Detroit, a Graduate Diploma (History and Theory) from the Architectural Association in London, a MA (French Cultural Studies) from Columbia University and a PhD (Architecture) from the University of Paris 8. Tricia is an Assistant Professor at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Grenoble and also works as an architectural and urbanism docent with Context Travel in Paris. She is a licensed architect and has practiced primarily in Boston. She has contributed to edited publications on La Défense and Marne-la-Vallée (both with Éditions Parenthèses) and an essay on Detroit will appear in 2015 (Éditions Université de Saint-Étienne). Focused on the 20th century, her research interests include architectural criticism, deindustrialization and urban transformation (France & USA), and public architectural policy in France. She teaches AH383, Paris Architecture & Urbanism.