Morgan Forde

Graduate Student Associate

Ph.D. Candidate in Architecture and Urban Planning

Morgan Forde is a PhD student in the Graduate School of Design and holds an MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies from the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on the history of Black-founded communities in the United States during the 19th and 20th century, with a particular interest in the intellectual and urban morphological synergies developed between afro-socialists in the United States, the Caribbean, and the Soviet Union. Her work is forthcoming in Places Journal and has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Popular Mechanics, and Mic.