Dr Fadi Shayya

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Recognized by Advance HE as a Fellow (FHEA) against Descriptor 2 of the UKPSF


Course Unit Lecturer (PGT), Manchester School of Architecture

  • SP22 MArch Dissertation Group “Architecture & Technics 2”
  • FA21 MArch Research Methods Workshop “Mobile Architectures”
  • SP21 MArch Dissertation Group “Architecture & Technics 1”


Convener, Arts Methods Seminars (PGR), University of Manchester

  • SP21 Methods for Finding Sociotechnical Associations
  • SP21 The Politics of Technical Objects
  • SP19 Finding Social Associations in Technical Objects
  • SP18 Striated Space: Re-conceptualising Visual Mapping
  • FA17 Academic Poster Design
  • FA17 Researching Covert Organisations


Teaching Assistant (UG/PGT), Manchester School of Architecture

  • SP21 UG: Architecture, Climate & Society (with Dr Angela Connelly)
  • FA20 UG: Writing the City (with Dr Ray Lucas and Prof Stephen Walker)
  • SP20 PGT: Dissertation Supervision (with Prof Albena Yaneva)
  • FA19 PGT: Dissertation (with Dr Stephen Walker)
  • SP19 PGT: Dissertation Supervision (with Prof Albena Yaneva)
  • FA18 PGT: Prefigurative Architectures: The Right to the City 50 Years on (with Dr Leandro Minuchin)
  • FA17 PGT: Mapping Controversies in Architecture (with Prof Albena Yaneva)
  • FA17 UG: Politics and/or Aesthetics in Architecture (with Dr Isabelle Doucet)
  • SP17 PGT: Mapping Baghdad (with Dr Łukasz Stanek, Spring 2017
  • SP17 UG: Architecture & Urban Design as Global Practices: Cold War & After (with Dr Łukasz Stanek)


Guest Critic in Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design

  • Parsons School of Design, 2014 – 2016
  • The City College of New York, 2016
  • Lebanese American University, 2011 – 2014
  • American University of Beirut, 2008 – 2009


Teaching Fellow (UG/PGT), Parsons School of Design, New York

2014/2016 BBA Strategic Design and Management Program (SDM)

  • Senior Seminar – Section B (Convener, PSDS4100)
  • Integrative Research and Development – Section B (Convener, PSDS3100)
  • Integrative Research and Development – Section F (Convener, PSDS3100)
  • Research and Development Methods – Section C (Convener, PSDS2100)
  • Research and Development Methods – Section F (Convener, PSDS2100)
  • Portfolio Strategies: Workshop – Section E (GTA, PSDS4111)


Representing Teaching Assistants

Fadi served as a Teaching Assistants Representative (TA Rep) at the School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED) for the academic years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. He was a member of a group of PGR representatives at SEED and the Faculty of Humanities.

The tasks of a TA Rep include: representing TAs on different occasions; tracking and resolving problems/issues between the TA community and the university; co-preparing the annual school TA Training; coordinating with the school’s Associate Director for Teaching Assistants; liaising with the school TA Support; and, attending faculty and school level TA-related forums and meetings.

The following links contain useful information for TAs at the University of Manchester [login might be required]:

  • SEED TA Handbook 17/18 <link> [there is now an 18/19 v1.2 available]
  • Humanities Teaching Assistant Hub <link>
  • UoM Guidelines for the Use of Teaching Assistants <link>
  • Arts Methods Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Resources <link>
  • PURE <link>
  • My View <link>

>>> For Resources (posts, podcasts, PPT, PDF) on the 2018/2019 TA Training, visit the following folders on BlackBoard: SEED TA Training/SEED training Oct-Nov 2018 [login is required].

>>> Download the “SEED PGR Representation Chart” and the “SEED TA Coordination Chart” [coming soon].

>>> For an updated list of the TA and Department Reps at the Faculty of Humanities, please check the Student Representation webpage on UoM StaffNet <link>.