Affilié chercheur

Mehdi Ghafouri, Retired Professor of Humanities, Vanier College, 1985-2015; Heritage Architect, Member of OAQ since 1987; B.Sc. 78, McGill; B.Arch. 80, McGill; M. Bldg. Eng. 84, Concordia; Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam, Faculté d’Amagement, Université de Montreal, 1995; M.A., Art History-Heritage Studies, 2012, Concordia; Ph.D. Studies, History/Urban History, UQAM, 2016-2019.

Mehdi Ghafouri is active as an academic and researcher, professional, and member of the Quebec Order of Architects since 1987. He has also been active in heritage conservation, evaluation, designations, education, policy, and development for the last 35 years. He has worked as an independent heritage consultant and with the Minister of Culture of Quebec as a Commissioner of the Quebec Heritage Council from 1993-2008, as well as a founding member and VP of Montreal Heritage Council, 2003-5. He has also been active in teaching, research, and publications on heritage-related subjects at Concordia University, U de M, UQAM, Vanier College, and several universities abroad. He has been a board member, Vice President, and President of the Scientific Council of ICOMOS Canada. Mehdi Ghafouri became involved in Milton Parc Neighbourhood in the late 70s as a founding member and founding board member of Milton Park Community Development Association and Montreal Ecology Centre. During the past almost five decades, he has been active with Civil Societies, NGOs, and Professional Organizations, as a founder, founding member, board member, or regular active member of around 25 organizations from his university years as a member of McGill University Senate and founder of McGill Iranian Students Association, to President of Board of Trustees of Westmount Public Library, to founding Association of Iranian Architects and Engineers of Quebec.