Asseel Al-Ragam is an associate professor of architecture and the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Research and Graduate Studies at the College of Architecture at Kuwait University. She is also the director of the Graduate Program in Architecture. She teaches modern architectural history and research, criticism and advanced design studio. Her research focuses on urban and architectural development, housing and public space in Kuwait, drawing links between these fields and the broader debate on socio-cultural modernity. She is the author of the award-winning paper “Denial of Coevalness:” Discursive Practices in the Representations of Kuwaiti Urban Modernity”. She was a visiting researcher and guest lecturer at the École nationale supérieure d’architecture Paris-Malaquais, Paris, France. She is an architecture and urban planning consultant at the Technical Advisory Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning at the Private University Council in Kuwait.