Lori Brown’s research focuses on architecture and social justice issues with particular emphasis on gender and its impact upon spatial relationships. Her work seeks to broaden the discourse and involvement of architecture in our world. Her two books include Feminist Practices: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Women in Architecture and Contested Spaces: Abortion Clinics, Women’s Shelters and Hospitals. Currently, she is co-editing the Global Encyclopedia of Women in Architecture with Dr. Karen Burns. She is the co-founder and director of ArchiteXX, www.architexx.org, a women and architecture group bridging the academy and practice in New York City. Through ArchiteXX she is also collaborating with the Australian group Parlour and the German group N-Ails to write more women architects into Wikipedia through a Wikipedia Foundation Program and Event Grant. She is a Professor of Architecture at Syracuse University and is a registered architect in the state of New York.