Dhara Patel

Dhara Patel is an architect and postdoc researcher with her own position, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Institute of Sociology (Chair of Urban Sociology and Sociology of Space) at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. With over 12 years of research and teaching experience in Germany and Australia, spanning the fields of architecture, sociology, and design, Dr Patel’s research and teaching interests revolve around urban studies, housing, socio-spatial studies, architecture and culture, dwelling practices, postcolonial studies, globalisation, migration, Indian diaspora, and social justice. Dr Patel holds a PhD in Architecture Building and Planning, awarded in December 2018 from the University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Design, Australia.