Student
Suzy Harris-Brandts

Suzy Harris-Brandts is an MIT doctoral candidate in Urban Studies and Planning, split between the City Design and Development Group (CDD) and the International Development Group (IDG). Her work examines the politics of architecture and urbanism during periods of state building, political unrest and military occupation, particularly with regards to symbolisms of power and national identity in the South Caucasus and Occupied West Bank. Prior to her doctoral studies, Suzy studied architecture at the University of Waterloo. She is a licensed architect in Canada and has worked at numerous design and research practices across the globe, including in Toronto, Vancouver, London, the West Bank and Abu Dhabi.  Suzanne is also a former Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo.

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Doctoral Candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology                           2015 – Present

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Master of Architecture, University of Waterloo                                              2010 – 2012

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Hons. Bachelor of Architectural Studies, University of Waterloo                 2002 – 2007

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