Head of the Department of Architecture at MADA, Monash University
Mel Dodd has led architecture at a range of universities in London and Melbourne. She is currently professor and head of the department of architecture at MADA, Monash University, where she is responsible for pedagogy that bridges the gap between the academic institution, the profession and wider society. Her practice-based research critically engages with urban place-making, as evidenced in her recent publication Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City (Routledge 2020). Mel sits on the Architecture Committee for the Royal Academy of Arts and is an adjunct professor at Central Saint Martins in London.