Jennifer Chuong

Jennifer Chuong is currently a doctoral candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, specializing in American art and the built environment. Her dissertation, “Surface Experiments in Early America,” examines artistic, scientific, and philosophical interest in, and experimentation with, surfaces as sites of physical transformation in the eighteenth-century British transatlantic world.  In addition to a master’s of science in architectural studies from MIT, Jennifer holds a bachelor’s of architecture from Cornell University. Prior to beginning her graduate studies, she worked at the Boston firm, Höweler + Yoon Architecture. 

2012 SMArchS Thesis: "Art is a Hardy Plant":  Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Cultivation of a Transitional Aesthetics