Alise Upitis holds an A.B., summa cum laude, from Smith College and a PhD from the MIT Department of Architecture. In 2009-10 she was Visiting Scholar in the Archive of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies, and is currently Assistant Curator at the MIT List Visual Arts Center. Her research concerns postwar treatments of abnormality and computational technologies in architecture, art and design, and the place of research and knowledge production in contemporary art.