Jeffrey Hogrefe is an author, critic, and founding coordinator of the Writing Program at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture. He is the creator of the Abolitionist Landscape Project, a cultural remapping of the Potomac River Valley. His work has received support from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and the US Department of Education Fund for Improvement of Post Secondary Education. He has been published widely by organizations that include the Modern Language Association, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Association for Study of Art of the Present, and the International Society for the Study of Surrealism. He received his B.A. from The University of California at Berkeley.