Alexander Wood is a historian of American architecture and urbanism, with a particular interest in the history of capitalism, construction, and labor. Beginning in the fall of 2021, he will be the Helen and Robert Appel Fellow in History and Technology at the New-York Historical Society. He has written articles and reviews for PLATFORM, Gotham, and Avery Review, and his research has been supported by the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture at Columbia University.
He received his Ph.D. in Architecture from Columbia University in 2020 and has taught at Columbia, MIT, and MassArt. He also holds an M.Arch. from MIT and a B.Arch. from The Cooper Union.