Anna Bokov is a PhD candidate at Yale University, where she studies the history of early modernist design education in the Soviet Union and the Vkhutemas school. Her research focuses on the architectural methodology developed by Nikolay Ladovsky and his colleagues that pioneered the creative design process through model-making, incorporated psychology, and perception theories, and aligned architecture and urban design with the new technologies and methods of industrial production. Bokov received her BA in Architecture from Syracuse University and her MA in Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She taught at the Moscow Architectural Institute and Northeastern University School of Architecture in Boston. She was an editor of the Project Russia Magazine, a leading architectural periodical in Russia.