Patricia A. Morton, Associate Professor in the Media and Cultural Studies Department at UC Riverside, is an architectural historian, critic and activist. She has lectured and published widely on architectural history and race, gender and identity. She is the author of Hybrid Modernities: Architecture and Representation at the 1931 International Colonial Exposition in Paris (MIT Press; Japanese edition, Brücke). Her current project, Paying for the Public Life, focuses on written and built work by architect Charles W. Moore and his contemporaries, and examines the ways American architects negotiated a contested postwar public realm in creating an architecture and urbanism responsive to contemporary society. A past editor of the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Morton is current First Vice President of the Society of Architectural Historians. She is a board member of the Riverside Faculty Association, a voluntary membership organization of Senate and non-Senate faculty, affiliated with the Council of University of California Faculty Associations (CUCFA). Morton is a member of the Los Angeles Tenants Union.