Senior Research Associate
Aaron Cayer is an ethnographer, historian, and educator of architecture. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Lecturer of architecture history and theory at Cal Poly Pomona. He is also a Senior Research Associate at cityLAB-an urban think tank within UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design. Trained as an architect, Aaron holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in architecture from Norwich University in Vermont, and he has practiced in both the US and Germany. His research focuses on the histories of theories of post-war corporate architecture practices as they overlap with those of urban political economies, labor, and capitalism.