Andrew Herscher is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan with appointments at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Department of the History of Art, and Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. His work explores modern and contemporary spatial politics, concentrating on architectural and urban formations of political violence, humanitarian and human rights issues, resistance and dissent, and collective memory and identity. He is the author of Violence Taking Place: The Architecture of the Kosovo Conflict (2010) and The Unreal Estate Guide to Detroit (2012) and is currently completing books on the politics of monuments in—and after the breakup of Yugoslavia and the project of urban decline in Detroit.

Contributions to the 100 Years of Now. Journal: From refugee to resident