Mark Wigely is Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. An accomplished scholar and design teacher, Mark Wigley has written extensively on the theory and practice of architecture and is the author of Constant's New Babylon: The Hyper-Architecture of Desire (1998); White Walls, Designers Dresses: The Fashioning of Modern Architecture (1995); and The Architecture of Deconstruction: Derrida's Haunt(1993). he co-edited The Activist Drawing: Retracing Situationalist Architectures from Constant's New Babylon to Beyond (2001). Wigeley has served as curator for widely attended exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Drawing Center, New York; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; and Witte de With Museum, Rotterdam. He received both his Bachelor of Architecture (1979) and his Ph.D. (1987) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.