Dr. Kate Malaia

Dr. Kate Malaia

Department

  • School of Architecture

Discipline

  • Architecture

Title

  • Assistant Professor

Contacts

kmalaia@caad.msstate.edu
Office: (662) 325-7994
240 Giles Hall

Overview

Summary:

Kateryna Malaia, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture, Mississippi State University. She studies the evolution of quotidian architecture in times of socio-political change through the lenses of cultural practices and material culture, particularly in relation to the collapse of the USSR, and to the rising housing insecurity in the United States. Malaia’s writing has been published in venues including East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies, PLATFORM, Architectural Histories, and Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians.

Research interests:

Housing and housing insecurity in the American South
Housing in the post-Soviet cities

Areas of Expertise

Housing
Soviet and Post-Soviet residential architecture
Oral History
Public Humanities