Alex Maymind is a Los Angeles-based educator, designer and historian, originally from Riga, Latvia. He holds an M.Arch from the School of Architecture at Yale University, a B.S. in Architecture from Ohio State University, and is currently pursuing a PhD at UCLA. Previously he was the 2012-2013 Walter B. Sanders Fellow at the University of Michigan, visiting faculty at Cornell University in both Ithaca and New York City, and taught JumpStart summer studios at UCLA. His writing has been published in numerous journals, including Log, Pidgin, Thresholds, Off-ramp, Dimensions, and Clog, and he edited A Question of Qualities: Essays in Architecture by Jeffrey Kipnis. His design work and drawings have been exhibited as part of several recently-formed collectives, including a project called Revisiting Revisiting as part of the Graham Foundation’s “Treatise: Why Write Alone?” publication series and exhibition. At SCI-Arc he currently teaches history and theory courses.