Michael Osman is Assistant professor of architectural history at UCLA. He works on the technological, environmental, and economic aspects of architectural history in the twentieth century. He has received numerous grants and fellowships including the University of California Humanities Research Fellowship (2011), a National Science Foundation Doctoral Research Grant (2006) and a Fulbright Fellowship (2002). He has published essays in Perspecta, Log, Grey Room, and Thresholds. He received his B.A. from The University of Chicago, M.Arch. from The Yale School of Architecture, and Ph.D. from MIT.