Head of Architecture appointed at Leeds Met
Dr Stoppani will join the Leeds School of Arts on 1 February 2013 from the University of Brighton where she has been a Reader in Architecture since 2012.
Professor Mohammad Dastbaz, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology, commented: "I am delighted that Dr Stoppani is joining us. She brings with her an impressive range of expertise and experience and I am sure will be able to make a major contribution to the development of Architecture here at Leeds Met."
Dr Stoppani studied Architecture at the Institute of Architecture of the University of Venice (IUAV) and received a PhD in Architectural and Urban Design from the University of Florence. She has collaborated as design consultant with architectural practices in New York, Venice, London and Munich.
She has taught architectural design and theory at the IUAV and at the Architectural Association in London and, from 2001 to 2011, she worked as a Reader whilst directing the MA in Architecture programme and co-ordinating the Architecture Theory courses at the School of Architecture and Construction of the University of Greenwich.