Farès el-Dahdah

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An educator, scholar, humanist, and designer, Farès el-Dahdah earned his undergraduate degrees in fine arts and in architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design and went on to pursue his graduate studies at Harvard University where bridging of architecture and literary theory was the subject of his doctoral dissertation and a first manifestation of a lifelong commitment to bridging disciplines.

Following a two decade long professorial track at Rice University's School of Architecture, he was appointed director of the Humanities Research Center (HRC) in 2012 and Professor of the Humanities in 2014.