Carrie Bly

she / her / hers

PhD Candidate, History and Theory of Architecture, Princeton SoA

Master of Design Studies in History and Philosophy of Design and Media, with distinction, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2019

Master of Architecture, Kansas State University, 2010


Carrie is a PhD student in History and Theory of Architecture. Her research interests currently center on German-American discourses of building material production and use at the turn of the twentieth century. Her graduate thesis investigated the perception of a gap between mind and body, thinking and feeling, in psychology and design through the work of psychologist Wilhelm Wundt. Recent projects include: Researching historical intersections of housing inequalities and race in Princeton as a PACE Center RISE fellow (2020); publication of Platform 12: How About Now? (co-editor, Nov 2019) and WiD Bib: An Annotated Bibliography of Identity Theories (co-founder and editor, May 2019). In 2019 she was awarded the Gerald McCue medal for the highest academic record in her year at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Carrie is a licensed architect with experience in projects ranging from design-build residential to university science and technology buildings.