Eliana AbuHamdi Murchie

Eliana AbuHamdi Murchie, PhD, is an urbanist, designer and Middle Eastern/Global South scholar with published articles in the International Journal of Islamic Architecture, Traditional Dwellings and Settlement Review, as well as Cities. Currently in print are two contributed chapters, one in an edited volume on Urban Governance in the Middle East from McGill-Queens Press, and another on Social Housing in the Middle East from University of Indiana Press.

Her research on architecture and development in Jordan contributes to the debates on the political economy of urbanism in developing cities, thereby establishing a connection between their geopolitical histories and urban present.