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Marie Saldaña, M.Arch., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

School of Interior Architecture

Marie Saldaña is a multidisciplinary scholar working at the intersections of architecture, history, and new media. Her research explores the entanglements of material culture, interiority and identity in the Mexico-US borderlands. She has taught design and digital humanities at Stanford University, Rice University, and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is currently working on a book on Tejano architecture.





  • Ph.D. Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.Arch., Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., Archaeology, Durham University, Durham, UK
  • B.A., Humanities, University of Southern California

Courses Taught

  • IARC 275 – People, Spaces, Experiences & Politics
  • IARC 276 – Context/Concept/Input/Interaction
  • IARC 464 – Research Methods for Designers
  • IARC 222 – Interior Perspectives on Art