Carol McMichael Reese is the Favot IV Professor in the Tulane University School of Architecture, where she offers courses on architectural and urban history and theory. In Tulane’s School of Liberal Arts, she co-directs the Urban Studies Minor program and teaches urban studies courses. Her books and articles focus on modern architecture and urban planning in the Americas. She has written on the relationship of visual imagery and the production of urban identities in early twentieth-century Buenos Aires and Mexico City. Her book on the history of the urban development of the Panama Canal Zone between 1905 and 1920, written with Thomas Ford Reese, appeared in 2013, and they are at work on a sequel. New Orleans Under Reconstruction, The Crisis of Planning (Verso, 2014), which she co-edited with Michael Sorkin and Anthony Fontenot, published critical essays about and projects for the rebuilding of post-Katrina New Orleans. Her additional contributions to the architectural and urban history of New Orleans and Louisiana include Longue Vue House and Gardens (Rizzoli, 2015) and A. Hays Town and the Architectural Image of Louisiana (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, forthcoming Fall 2021). In 2009, she was one of six finalists for the national Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award, and the Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus honored her with their statewide award for Volunteerism and Civic Engagement.