Zachary Tate Porter is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His current research draws upon historiographical, curatorial, and speculative methodologies to investigate conceptions of ground within modern and contemporary architectural production. Porter holds a PhD in Architectural History from the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as a Master of Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His dissertation project, “Shifting Grounds of Architectural Practice,” analyzes the ways in which jurisdictional competition shaped the professions of architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning during the early twentieth century. Porter’s research has been exhibited internationally and featured in a range of publications, including the Journal of Architectural Education (JAE), Offramp, and SITE Magazine. Prior to joining UNL, Porter held teaching positions at SCI-Arc and the University of Southern California.