Eve Avdoulos

Senior Researcher Team: Research

Eve is a Senior Researcher at the Young Foundation. She works across multiple projects to deliver high quality research aimed at strengthening communities and overcoming inequalities. With a background in anthropology, urbanism and architecture, Eve is committed to maintaining an interdisciplinary research perspective in all her work, drawing from methods and theories of various disciplines. She is a published author having written in several peer reviewed publications and has presented her work to audiences from around the world.

Eve completed her PhD at the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research. Her dissertation, titled ‘Detroit in Decline: An investigation into the dynamics of two urban neighbourhoods’, explored the phenomenon of urban decline and how this condition differentially affected social and spatial patterns and practices within the city. During her time at Cambridge, Eve served as the editor-in-chief of Scroope 25 – The Cambridge Architectural Journal, as well as supervised and lectured the undergraduate architecture Tripos, among other projects.
Prior to arriving at The Young Foundation, Eve was working as an independent urban researcher and consultant in Detroit where she was leading and facilitating qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods research and evaluation projects. She has also served as a guest curator at the

Hellenic Museum of Michigan and as a Collections Assistant at the University of Cambridge Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology. In addition to her PhD, Eve holds an MPhil in Archaeological Heritage and Museum from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Anthropology from Michigan State University. She is also an affiliated researcher with the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research as well as a visiting scholar at the Centre for Advanced Design Research and Evaluation.