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Emily Williamson

Emily Williamson is a cultural heritage consultant and researcher at MIT. She graduated from MIT’s Masters of Science in Architectural Studies in 2014. Williamson’s current research focuses on the processes of spatial marginalization of the Zongo, a network of Islamic settlements in Ghana, West Africa.

Vogler holds a Master's of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia and an undergraduate degree in Education and Art from Colby College. In her prize-winning thesis, she asked what historical factors have shaped the architectural transformations of Ghana's Cape Coast. She has worked as an architect in Washington, DC and has collaborated on community-based design and cultural heritage projects in Ghana, Peru and Haiti.

Spring 2020 Courses

  • LDAR-223G-02 Urban Contexts: The Planning and Design Of Cities