Associate Professor, Architecture Stuart Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania

Sarah Lopez is an Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania in the Stuart Weitzman School of Design. Lopez is a built environment historian of 20th century Mexico and the United States whose research focuses on material histories of migration, remittance development and landscapes, and migrant incarceration. She is interested in experimental historical methods, ordinary landscapes, and environmental humanities. Lopez’ book, The Remittance Landscape: The Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA, won the 2017 Spiro Kostof Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians.