Dr Naomi Stead is a Senior Research Fellow in the Research Centre ATCH (Architecture Theory Criticism History) in the School of Architecture at the University of Queensland. Her research interests lie broadly within the cultural studies of architecture. She maintains a number of para-academic projects across art, architecture, installation, writing, and criticism, and is widely published as a critic, with her work appearing in Design Observer, Architecture Australia, Architectural Review Asia Pacific, Monument, Artichoke, (Inside): Interior Design Review, and Pol-Oxygen. She is editor of the book Semi-detached: Writing, representation and criticism in architecture (Uro, 2012), and co-editor of the award-winning online journal Parlour: Women, Equity, Architecture. She is also co-editor of Culture Unbound: A Journal of Current Cultural Research, based in Sweden. Her scholarly work has been published in anthologies such as Critical Architecture (Routledge, London, 2007), Architecture and Authorship (Black Dog, London, 2007) and Architecture, Disciplinarity and Art (A & S Books, Ghent, 2009). She has published in scholarly journals including the Journal of Architecture, OASE, Performance Research, and JAS: the Journal of Australian Studies. She was from 2011-2014 co-editor of the scholarly journal Architectural Theory Review.