Cathleen McGuigan

Journalist and Critic
April 11, 2011 - 6:30pm
Journalism, Architecture, and the Role of Criticism: A Conversation with Carter Wiseman '68 and Paul Needham '11
Loria Center, Room 351 See map
190 York Street

About Cathleen McGuigan

Cathleen McGuigan is a critic, journalist and editor specializing in architecture and culture. A longtime contributor to Newsweek magazine, where she also served as arts editor, her articles have appeared in many other periodicals as well, including The Smithsonian, The New York Times Magazine, Art News, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar and Architectural Record.  A graduate of Brown University, McGuigan was awarded a Loeb Fellowship at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and has lectured at the School for Visual Arts and the Museum of the City of New York. McGuigan is a member of the Forum for Urban Design and serves on the board of directors of the Skyscraper Museum in New York. She is at work on a biography of Aline Saarinen.

McGuigan lives in Manhattan with her husband and daughter.