Annmarie Adams

ANNMARIE ADAMS, MA, PhD, FRAIC, is an Architect and Architectural Historian, a Professor with cross-appointments to the Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture and the Department of Social Studies of Medicine (SSoM), the Chair of SSoM, and an Affiliate Member of the Centre of Medical Education. She served as Director of the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies in 2010-2011 and subsequently as Director of the School of Architecture from 2011-2015. As the Chair of SSoM, she holds the inaugural Stevenson Chair in the Philosophy and History of Science. She teaches research methods and architectural history to architectural students and research fundamentals to medical students; she also supervises many PhD students, whose subjects include the architecture of Indian Residential Schools, wartime bunkers, dollhouses, women’s temperance institutions, scientific laboratories, and homelessness. Dr. Adams research interests focus on the relationship of medicine and architecture, including the architecture of medical education. Her work has been supported by CIHR, SSHRC, and a host of international funding agencies. She is the author of three monographs: Architecture in the Family Way: Doctors, Houses, and Women, 1870-1900; Medicine by Design: The Architect and the Modern Hospital, 1893-1943; and Designing Women: Gender and the Architectural Profession. She has published in a wide range of peer-reviewed journals, including Buildings & Landscapes, CMAJ, Environment, Space, Place, Journal of Architectural Education, Journal of Canadian Studies, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Medical History, Scientia Canadensis, Technology and Culture, and Social Science & Medicine.