Tricia Meehan earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Detroit, a Graduate Diploma (History and Theory) from the Architectural Association, a MA (French Cultural Studies) from Columbia University and a PhD (Architecture) from the University of Paris 8. Tricia also teaches at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Study Abroad Program in Versailles and the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Versailles. She is a licensed architect and has practiced primarily in Boston. She is contributing to upcoming publications on La Défense and Marne-la-Vallée (both with Éditions Parenthèses). Focused on the 20thcentury, her research interests include architectural criticism, Paris and its region, and architectural policy in France. She co-teaches AH383, Paris Architecture & Urbanism in our summer program.