Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1998
Campus Affiliation: Baruch College|CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Modern Architecture
Professor of Modern Architecture
Professor John Maciuika specializes in the history of modern architecture and design. He teaches courses in the history of art, architecture, urbanism, the decorative arts, and design at the City University of New York's Baruch College and at the CUNY Graduate Center. His research interests include the relationship between architecture and cultural identity; shifting narratives of the "modern" over time in architecture and design; the sociology of the design professions; and the cultural politics of architecture in particular national settings.
Books and Articles:
"The Production and Display of the Domestic Interior in Wilhemine Germany, 1900-1914." German History 25. 2007
"'Sachlicher, wirtschaftlicher, zweckmassiger:' 100 Jahre 'Lehrwerkstatten-Erlass' vom Preussischen Minnisterium fur Handel und Gewerbe." Scholion 4. 2006
Before the Bauhaus: Architecture, Politics, and the German State 1890-1920, Cambridge University Press, 2005
"Baltic Shores, Western Winds: Lithuanian Architects and the Subversion of the Soviet Norm." Centropa: A Journal of Central European Architecture and the Related Arts 1 Nr. 2 May 2001.
"Adolf Loos and the Aphoristic Style: Rhetorical Practice in Early Twentieth-Century Design Criticism."Design Issues 16 Nr. 2. Summer 2000.