Jessica Garcia Fritz is an Assistant Professor at DoArch, South Dakota State University, where she teaches design studio, architectural history, and manages the architectural library collection. She has worked and studied in the United States and Europe, including the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Lisbon in Portugal. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a concentration in Studio Arts and Construction from the University of Minnesota, where she also completed a Master of Architecture. Following graduate school she worked as an intern architect in New York City and an exhibit designer at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Lower Manhattan. Jessica's scholarship on construction history and the transfer of knowledge has been published in the United States, Canada, and Europe, including the 6th International Congress on Construction History held at the Palace of the Academies in Brussels, Belgium. Jessica is a co-director of LAB-OR.