Jennifer Ferng

University of Sydney

Jennifer Ferng is an architectural historian based at the University of Sydney. She received her PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her articles have appeared in Architectural Theory Review, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, and as part of MoMA’s online catalogue for Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter.

Articles by Jennifer Ferng


Multinational Contractors as Border Watchmen

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Multinational private contractors are taking the place of governmental agencies in assuming guardianship roles over asylum seekers in several countries. This development, amounting to the privatization of border controls, has disturbing consequences.