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EDITH L. FIKES 513 NORTH ALBANY STREET I T H A C A, N E W YOR K 1 4 8 5 0 206.947.9950 | edith.fikes@gmail.com


EDITH L. FIKES 513 NORTH ALBANY STREET I T H A C A, N E W YOR K 1 4 8 5 0 206.947.9950 | edith.fikes@gmail.com

EDUCATION M.A. Cornell University, History of Architecture & Urban Development, 2012 Thesis Title: To What Effect? Sarajevo and the Art of Uncertainty B.A. University of Washington-Seattle, The Comparative History of Ideas, 2009

Magna Cum Laude Honors Thesis Title: Building Resistance: Building Resistance: Architecture, Anarchism and Living Utopia

ADMINISTRATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE Administrative Assistant Cornell University, Department of Art Current • Events Planning and Budget Management •Web content development • Departmental Research and Reporting •General Office Management

Research & Publication Assistant Caroline O’Donnell, CODA/Cornell University Department of Architecture (2012-2014) • Development Research and Fact Checking •Publication and Permissions Management • Grant Writing •Copy-Editing

Assistant Events & Exhibitions Coordinator Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art & Planning (2011-2013) • Events Planning and Budget Management • Exhibition Content Research • Layout, Graphic Design & Brand Identity

ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE Adjunct Professor Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Architectural Studies • Course Taught: History of Archtecture Theory (Fall 2013)

Teaching Associate Cornell University, Department of Architecture/Summer Programs • 12-Credit Session: Travel Architecture Studio and Theory courses on the topic of Museum as Spectacle

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EDITH L. FIKES 513 NORTH ALBANY STREET I T H A C A, N E W YOR K 1 4 8 5 0 206.947.9950 | edith.fikes@gmail.com

Teaching Assistant Cornell University, Department of Architecture • Courses Taught: Architecture Theory II (Fall 2012), Alberti’s Paradigm & the Digital Turn (Spring 2012), Making Prints (Spring 2012), History of Architecture I (Fall 2011)

INVITED ART & ARCHITECTURE REVIEWS 4/2014 Hobart and William Smith, Architectural Studies Honors Thesis Jury Jefferey Blankenship, 7/2013 Cornell University Architecture, Summer Program Jury Maegan Magathan, Thomas J Esser & Luben Dimcheff 9/2012 Cornell University Architecture, Option Studio Neeraj Bhatia 8/2011 Cornell University Architecture, Vertical Studio James Williamson 7/2011 Ecole dʼArchitecture de Paris La Villette, Fifth-Year Mag.Arch Studio Jury Boris Cindric, Claudio Secci, Pierre Bouche 12/2010 Cornell University Art, Interactive Digital Media Stephanie Owens

LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS 6/2013 Opening Remarks and Round Table Discussion Invited talk for “The City in the Field” Njegos Foundation, Montenegro 5/2012 “The City is Our Field of Action” SFR-Yugoslavia 1970-Present A Study in Urban Art Practice Invited talk for Days of Architecture –Sarajevo

4/2010 To What Effect? Sarajevo and the Art of Uncertainty Graduate Student Talks Annual Conference for the Society of Architectural Historians 9/2009 Outside-In-Inside-In, Sarajevo and the Economy of Building and Unbuilding Great Lakes Conference on Political Economy Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

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EDITH L. FIKES 513 NORTH ALBANY STREET I T H A C A, N E W YOR K 1 4 8 5 0 206.947.9950 | edith.fikes@gmail.com

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS + HONORS 2012 International Research Travel Grant for Field Research Mario Einaudi Center For International Studies, Cornell University 2010-2011 Foreign Language Area Study for Bosnian (B,C,S) Language U.S. Dept. of Education, Cornell University 2010 A. Henry Detweiler Fund for Field Research HAUD, Cornell University 2007-2008 Mary Gates Research Scholarship Mary Gates Foundation, University of Washington 2006-2007 University of Washington Libraries Undergraduate Research Award University of Washington

I N T E R N S H I P S , N O N - P R O F I T I N V O LV E M E N T + E X T R A A C T I V I T I E S International Relationships Volunteer Coordinator Petros-Njegos Foundation Podgorica, Montenegro Fall 2012 –Deanʼs Council Representative Cornell University College of Architecture, Art and Planning Fall 2012 –Chairʼs Council Representative Cornell University Department Of Architecture Fall 2011-Spring 2012 –President History of Architecture & Urbanism Society Fall 2010-Spring 2011 –Vice-President History of Architecture & Urbanism Society Cornell University Fall 2009-Spring 2010 –Treasurer History of Architecture & Urbanism Society Cornell University

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EDITH L. FIKES 513 NORTH ALBANY STREET I T H A C A, N E W YOR K 1 4 8 5 0 206.947.9950 | edith.fikes@gmail.com

Fall 2007-Spring 2008 –Speechwriting Intern University of Washington Women’s Center Seattle, Washington Summer 2006 –Community Development Intern Inter*Im Community Development Center Seattle, Washington 2004-2005 –Youth Mentor Volunteer SoundYouth, Americorps National Direct Seattle, Washington 2002-2003 –Environmental Restoration Team Volunteer Northwest Service Academy, Americorps National Direct Portland, Oregon SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS Foreign Language: Spanish: High Proficiency in Reading and Writing, Proficiency in Speaking Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian (B.C.S.): Proficiency in Reading and Writing Technology: Hardware: 35mm SLR, D-SLR Nikon D series, 4x5 field model Processing: Black & White film development and Printing, 35mm roll and 4x5 Sheet Software: Adobe CS6- Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

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