Benjamin Jameson-Ellsmore

Benjamin Jameson-Ellsmore
Graduate Student


Areas of Concentration: History of modern architecture, protest movements and counterinsurgency
Faculty Advisor: Swati Chattopadhyay
M.A. Thesis: "Pseudo-Public: Public Spaces as Self-Contradictory Enclosures" (California State University, Stanislaus, completed 2016)


I am interested in modern and contemporary theories of architecture and urban planning as they relate to non-commensurate societal elements such as protests and riots. I approach these issues primarily through architectural discourse and theory, and through continental philosophy.