Dr. Nikki Moore is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Architecture at Wake Forest University. Moore completed her Ph.D. from the Department of Art History at Rice University in May of 2019. Her current research focuses on the industrialization of food-based commodities and concurrent development practices in modern Latin America, focusing on their symbiotic relationship to art and architectural practice. Moore is a fellow with the University-Based Institute for Advanced Study Intercontinental Academia. Her research is supported by the Social Science Research Council, the Mellon Foundation, the Graham Foundation, the Wagoner Foundation, Rice University and the Society of Architectural Historians. In 2018, she was the recipient of the Lodieska Stockbridge Vaughn Fellowship, a prestigious dissertation award given to a single PhD student in the Humanities, as well as the Faculty Teaching and Mentoring Award from Rice University. Her work has been published in Europe, Brazil, Australia, and the United States.
Forthcoming “The Aesthetics of Scientific Neutrality and the Origins of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Green Revolution, Mexico, 1941-1978,” Systems and the South: Architecture in Development, Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative.
2018 “Meat-milieu: medicalization, aestheticization and productivity in Buenos Airesand its Pampas, 1868-1940," w/ Fabiola Lopez-Duran, Urban History 45, no. 2(May 2018): 253-74.
2017 “Architecture, Landscape, and The Agrilogistics of Sugar in the Dominican Republic” Architectural Theory Review 21, no. 3 (Dec 2017): 330-48.
2010 “(Ut)opiates: Rethinking Nature,” w/ Fabiola Lopez-Duran, Architectural Design 80, no. 6 (Nov/Dec 2010): 44-49.
2009 “What’s the Difference?” Thresholds 35, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Architecture. (Summer 2009): 34-37.
2005 “The Man without Work,” Thresholds 30, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Architecture. (Summer 2005): 8-15.
Forthcoming. “Development Dictionary” Systems and the South: Architecture in Development. Aggregate Architectural Collaborative.
2017 “From France to Brazil and Back: Le Corbusier, Nature and the Ideal HumanType, 1925-1946,” w/ Fabiola Lopez-Duran, In Across Space and Time: Architecture and the Politics of Modernity, ed. Patrick Haughey, (Transaction Press, now Taylor and Francis, 2017) 159-74.
In preparation “For Bread, Peace and Economic Expansion: The Architecture of the Green Revolution,” Special Edition, Structural Instability: History, Environment, and Risk in Architecture, E-flux Journal.
Under review Interview with Timothy Morton, “The Architecture of Object Oriented Ontology,” Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative.
2018 “Designing Seeds and Laboratories for the Green Revolution,” Edge Effects, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jan 16, 2018. http://edgeeffects.net/green-revolution/
2018 Lodieska Stockbridge Vaughn Fellowship
2018 Rice University Mentored Teaching Award
2017 Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award, Citation of Special Recognition
2017 Rockefeller Foundation, Rockefeller Archive Research Grant, Rockefeller Archive Center
2017 Society of Architectural Historians, Board Conference Graduate Student Fellowship
2017 Brown Foundation Fellowship, Rice University
2016 Social Science Research Council Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship
2016 Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award, Citation of Special Recognition
2016 3CT: Center for Critical and Cultural Theory Research Award, Rice University
2016 Humanities Research Center Research Award, Rice University
2016 Travelling Fellowship, Rice University
2015 University Based Institutes of Advanced Studies (UBIAS) Intercontinental AcademiaFellowship. São Paulo, Brazil (2015), Munich, Germany (2015), Nagoya, Japan (2016),Ubatuba, Brazil (2017).
2015 Brown Foundation Research Fellowship
2015 Travelling Award, Rice University
2014 Wagoner Foreign Study Fellowship, Rice University
2013 Wagoner Foreign Study Fellowship, Rice University
2013. Travelling Award, Rice University
2005 S.M.Arch.S Thesis Prize, MIT
1998 Pew Scholar Fellowship, University of Notre Dame