Malini Srivastava

Malini Srivastava headshot
College of Design
Twin Cities

Award Year
University Award
Distinguished Teachers Morse-Alumni
No Monument Location

Malini Srivastava, a forward-thinking architect and educator whose teaching and research upend expectations, joyfully challenges the status quo to create space for students to generate novel solutions for equity and the environment. Through her guidance, students publish impactful work and assume leadership roles, disrupting norms and advancing novel pedagogical methods. By leveraging research, play, and inclusive practices, she broadens participation, diversifies the field, and cultivates compassionate and innovative collaboration between students, instructors, and practitioners.