Cody, Jeffrey W. 1950-

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CODY, Jeffrey W. 1950-

PERSONAL: Born January 8, 1950, in NY; son of William Malcolm and Audrey Cody; married Mary Christine Day, September 28, 1980; children: Maura Crennan, Aaron Boardman. Education: Amherst College, A.B., 1972; Cornell University, M.A., 1985, Ph. D., 1989.

ADDRESSES: Home—Residence 14, Flat 2A, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China. Office—Department of Architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Educator. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, visiting assistant professor, 1989-95; Chinese University of Hong Kong, member of architecture faculty. Antiquities Advisory Board of Hong Kong, member, 2000—.

MEMBER: International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, Society of Architectural Historians, Association for Asian Studies.


Building in China, University of Washington Press (Seattle, WA), 2001.

Exporting American Architecture, 1870-2000, Routledge (London, England), 2002.

SIDELIGHTS: Jeffrey W. Cody told CA: "I write to focus, clarify, cohere, and stimulate. I try to write as often and consistently as I can, but other realities sometimes intrude and I can't maintain a daily rhythm. I read widely, both in my field—architectural and urban history—and in other fields—fiction and journalism particularly. I have been engaged in understanding architecture and history for about twenty-five years, and by writing about those topics I feel even more engaged in them. Travel and experiencing architecture is also a sparking stimulus for me."