Rubén García Rubio holds a Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of Valladolid (2016) and Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of Roma Tre (2016). He was a visiting scholar in the American Academy in Rome in 2012 and a professor in several schools of architecture in Europe and in several international institutions. Before coming to Tulane, he taught architecture at the American University in Dubai, UAE, where he was able to work on several university-projects that combined his teaching objectives, research interests, and professional work. In addition to his teaching role, Ruben is a practicing architect and is co-founder of studioVRA. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the architectural weblog CajondeArquitecto.com.