Lupkin, Paula

Paula Lupkin is a cultural and architectural historian with a special interest in the growth and development of American cities.  She teaches in the American Culture Studies program at Washington University in St. Louis.  Manhood Factories (Minnesota, 2010), featured in her Rorotoko interview, was supported with grants from the University of Pennsylvania, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Fine Arts, and the Charles Warren Center at Harvard University.  This spring she will be a Quadrant Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota, working on a next book project about the connections between German beer and the American built environment.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Manhood Factories: YMCA Architecture and the Making of Modern Urban Culture
(Our Cover Feature of November 21, 2010)