Elis Mendoza

Mendoza Elis

Elis Mendoza is an architect, researcher, and Ph.D. candidate in Architecture History and Theory. She works in the intersection between built space, global institutions, and human rights with a special focus on emerging post-conflict communities. She has researched human rights violations in Mexico and Guatemala and presented her work at the Guatemalan Supreme Court in the Sepur Zarco trial in 2016. Elis is currently tracing the history of the first generation of humanitarian architects and how their redefinition of shelter influenced the humanitarian government.