Jeanne Haffner

Jeanne Haffner’s work explores the physical, intellectual, and technological aspects of urban transformation in Europe and the United States, both historical and contemporary. She is the inaugural Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks (Harvard) and author of The View from Above: The Science of Social Space (MIT Press, 2013). Her writings have been published in The Guardian, the BBC, and Next City, among other magazines. Before joining Dumbarton Oaks, she taught in the Harvard University Department of the History of Science and the Urban Studies Program at Brown University.