COLLECTIVE MEMORY UNDER SIEGE
M. Christine Boyer is an urban historian whose interests include the history of the American city, city planning, preservation planning, and computer science. Before coming to Princeton University in 1991, Boyer was professor and chair of the City and Regional Planning Program at Pratt Institute. She was a visiting professor in the Ph.D. program at TU Deflt School of Design for Spring 2005. She has written extensively about American urbanism. Her publications include Dreaming the Rational City: The Myth of American City Planning 1890 –1945 (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1983), Manhattan Manners: Architecture and Style 1850-1900 (New York: Rizzoli, 1985), The City of Collective Memory (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1994), and CyberCities (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1996).