Samia Henni

Samia Henni was born in Algiers, Algeria. Architect, historian and theoretician of architecture, she works at the crossroads of architecture, land use planning, and the study of colonial practices and military operations from the early 19th century to the present day.
She obtained her doctorate in the history and theory of architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETH Zurich) and was awarded the ETH Medal. Samia Henni is currently a professor and researcher in the history and theory of architecture and urban planning at the Department of Architecture at Cornell University in the United States.