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Lisa Beyeler-Yvarra

PhD Student

Lisa Beyeler-Yvarra is a landscape designer and PhD student in the Department of Religious Studies and the School of Architecture. Her research interrogates the religious and racial imaginaries that co-construct supposedly secular spaces, with special interest in missio-colonial infrastructures of property. Her work has been supported by the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration, the MacMillan Center, and the Richard U. Light Foundation.

Research Area Keywords

religious and racial formations in space, spatial entanglements of religion and secularism in global modernity, Asian American and Asian diasporic architectures, architectural histories of religion and coloniality in the transpacific