2014-2020 PhD in Architecture (History, Theory and Society) University of California, Berkeley. College of Environmental Design.
Dissertation title: Memorials and the Cult of Apology.
2009-2011 Pontificia Universidad Católica Chile (PUC). Master in Urban Development. Institute of Urban and Territorial Studies. Faculty of Architecture, Design, and Urban Studies. Summa cum laude, Academic Excellence Award, Best Thesis Award 2011.
2009-2011 Pontificia Universidad Católica Chile (PUC). Professional Degree in Architecture. Faculty of Architecture, Design, and Urban Studies. Summa cum laude, Academic Excellence Award. School of Architecture.
2004-2009 Pontificia Universidad Católica Chile (PUC). Bachelor's Degree in Architecture. School of Architecture. Faculty of Architecture, Design, And Urban Studies.
2018 Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University. Fellow at the Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
2018 Institute for Critical Social Inquiry of The New School for Social Research. Fellow at the “Relevance of Hannah Arendt” summer seminar, New York.
2007 Technical University of Berlin. Exchange semester. Faculty of Architecture and Urban Studies, Berlin.
2019-2020 Mellon/ACLS American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
2019-2020 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. (granted and declined)
2019 Pamela H. Simpson Presenter’s Fellowship, Vernacular Architecture Forum.
2019 Gill Family Foundation Society of Architectural Historians International Conference Fellowship.
2018-2019 TOWNSEND DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP. Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley.
2017-2018 John L. Simpson Memorial Research Fellowship in International and Comparative Studies. Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley (IIS).
2017-2018 University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) Graduate Student Dissertation Support.
2017 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Dissertation Research Grant. Fall 2017
2017 GLOBAL URBAN HUMANITIES-TOWNSEND FELLOWSHIP.Spring 2017
2016 SPIRO KOSTOF FELLOWSHIP IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY, Department of Architecture, UC Berkeley. 2016-2017
2016 BERKELEY CONNECT FELLOWSHIP in Architecture, UC Berkeley. 2016-2017
2016 TINKER SUMMER FIELD RESEARCH GRANT, Center for Latin American Studies, UC Berkeley. Summer 2016.
2015 INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (IIS) PRE-DISSERTATION RESEARCH GRANT. Summer 2015.
2015 GRADUATE DIVISION CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANT. UC BERKELEY. June 2015
2015 CHILEAN ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL: Jury Selection Award for the best published thesis, granted for the book “Ni tan Elefante, Ni tan Blanco. Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Política en la Trayectoria del Estadio Nacional” at the 2015 Chilean Architecture and Territory Biennial.
2014 CHILE SCHOLARSHIP [BECAS CHILE]: Scholarship for Advanced Human Capital Formation to study a PhD at UC-Berkeley 2014-2016, from the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research CONICYT, Chilean Ministry of Education.
2013 YAP_CONSTRUCTO:Nominated for the YOUNG ARCHITECTS PROGRAM 2013/2014, Chile, along with the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1.
2013 ARCHITIZER A+AWARDS: Patio 29 Memorial was selected as one of the five finalists in the Architizer A+ Awards for the Memorials category, with entries from 100 countries.
2012 CHILEAN ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL: Jury Selection Award For The Work "Memorial Patio 29" At The 2012 Santiago Architecture And Territory Biennial. Design Of Architects Rozas, V., Garcia, I., De Simone, L. Torres, A. And Agosin, D.
2012 AWARD OF BURSARY "SEED PROJECT FOR ARTISTIC AND CULTURAL CREATION", UNIVERSIDAD DIEGO PORTALES.Collaborator in project "National Stadium - Open File" with artist Camilo Yañez. Project intended to generate a digital visual record and an artistic exhibition about the National Stadium. (2012-2013)
2012 AWARDED OF "BOOK FUND" BY THE CHILEAN MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND ART. To publish the book "Not Much of an Elephant, Not Too White" based on the thesis for the Master in Urban Development, IEUT-PUC. (2012-2013)
2011 FIRST PLACE IN THE "NATIONAL STADIUM: CITIZEN PARK COMPETITION, NATIONAL SPORTS INSTITUTE". With the architecture firm Teodoro Fernández y Asociados and Danilo Martic.
2011 SHENZHEN & HONG KONG BIENNIAL: "Memorial Patio 29" Was Included In The Chilean Pavilion At The 2011 Shenzhen & Hong Kong Urban Studies And Architecture Biennial. Design BY Architects Rozas, V., Garcia, I., De Simone, L. Torres, A. and Agosin, D.
2010 AWARD OF BURSARY "FADEU_2010 DEVELOPMENT FUND" Faculty Of Architecture, Design, And Urban Studies, Development Plan 2006-2010, PUC. CH. For the project "International seminar-workshop: Memorialization without Urbanism? (Lessons about the Argentine and Chilean experiences)"
2010 AWARD OF BURSARY “I+P:km 1.” Support for thesis authors to publish in high-impact journals, Eighth Call, September 2010 Research and Postgraduate Studies Office, Faculty of Architecture, Design, and Urban Studies.
2010 ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP.Institute of Urban and Territorial Studies, PUC.
2008 FIRST PLACE IN THE "COMPETITION FOR THE INTERVENTION AND RESTORATION OF YARD 29 OF THE GENERAL CEMETERY, A HISTORICAL MONUMENT". In charge of the National Council of National Monuments, Records and Museums Office and Human Rights Program, Ministry of Internal Affairs.
2007 TU-DAAD SCHOLARSHIP. Technische Universität Berlin and German Academic Exchange Service.
2018 Architectural Consultant, TLS Landscape Architecture.
2017 Berkeley Museum of Art and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) docent, University of California, Berkeley. Docent for the Hippie Modernism exhibition curated by Andrew Blauvelt, Lawrence Rinder and Greg Castillo. (February to May)
2016 Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Berkeley. (Prof. Andrew Shanken Spring 2016, Prof. Greg Castillo Spring-Summer 2016)
2015 Collaborator of the Contemporary Lacuna Stories Project,directed by Prof. Paul Rabinow at UC Berkeley and Stanford University.
2015 Catalogue Designer/Editor for the Exhibition Catalogue of Art+Village in the Pearl River Delta. Exhibition at Wurster Gallery at the College of Environmental Design UC Berkeley.
2012 Architect at Teodoro Fernández Arquitectos y Asociados. (January 2012 to July 2014)
2011 Researcher at the City and Territory Laboratory [Laboratorio de Ciudad y Territorio]. Faculty of Architecture, Art, and Design. Universidad Diego Portales. (September 2011 to July 2014)
2011 Executive Editor of Person and Society Journal [Revista Persona y Sociedad]. Faculty of Social Sciences, Universidad Alberto Hurtado CH. (March 2011 to September 2013)
2010 Dean's Office Assistant, Faculty of Social Sciences, Universidad Alberto Hurtado CH. (March 2010 to January 2012)
2009 Professional Internship at URBE Consultants [Consultora URBE Ltda]. (3 months)
2008 "COMPETITION FOR THE INTERVENTION AND RESTORATION OF YARD 29 OF THE GENERAL CEMETERY, A HISTORICAL MONUMENT" [PATIO 29 DEL CEMENTERIO GENERAL]". Preparation of the architectural project and supervision of the construction of the winning project. (From July 2008 to September 2010)
2017 Guest Lecturer Seminar ‘Kunst im Kontext’. Universität der Künste Berlin (Fall 2017)
2016 Graduate Student Instructor of the Berkeley Connect Program. College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley. (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)
2011 Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture, Art, and Design. Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago. (2011 to 2014)
2008 Graduate Student Instructor, Faculty of Architecture, Design, And Urban Studies, Pontificia Universidad Catolica Chile (PUC),Santiago. (2008 to 2011)
2019 “Building Apologies in Buenos Aires”, Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Boston, MA.
2019 “Contested Memorials: Tracing the Culture of Apology in Buenos Aires”, Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), Providence, Rhode Island.
2018 “Competing Apologies: African Memories in Postcolonial Berlin”, After Effects: Architectural Histories of the Present (Graduate Student Conference), UC Berkeley.
2018 “Uncovering Traces of Colonialism in Berlin”, German Studies Association (GSA), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
2018 “Postcolonial Berlin: Erasing Traces of Colonial Pride”, Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), April 2018, St. Paul, Minnesota.
2017 “Peter Zumthor’s Topography of Terror. A Genealogy of an Unexecuted Project”, Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), June 2017, Glasgow.
2016 “Cruising Eisenman’s Holocaust Memorial”, Berkeley Circus, CED UC Berkeley.
2015 “Still Standing: Memories of Modernization and Dictatorship in the National Stadium of Chile”, Society for American City and Regional Planning History Conference, Nov., Los Angeles.
2015 “Cruising Eisenman’s Holocaust Memorial”, SIEF (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore) 12th Congress “Utopias, Realities, Heritages. Ethnographies for the 21st century”, 21-25 June, Zagreb, Croatia.
2014 “La vida cotidiana de los memoriales”, International Conference and Exhibition “Dones/Presó”, Les Corts, 25-27 November, 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
2014 “Demolishing the Traditional Memorial: Santiago and Buenos Aires”,“Memory and Power. A Transnational Perspective” 1st International Symposium of The European Observatory on Memories, 6-8 May, 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
2013 FERNÁNDEZ, T., MARTIC, D., ROZAS KRAUSE V. “A Park for Citizenship: Seven Decades of Landscape Architecture at the National Stadium”, Landscape Seminar, October 23, at the University of Talca (Chile).
2013 CUADROS, G. & ROZAS KRAUSE V. “Learning from the National Stadium: Approaches from the City and Territory Laboratory at Universidad Diego Portales (UDP)”, International Conference "Who Cares for Chilean Cities? Academic Answers, from Architecture, Public Space and Urban Projects", organized by GSAPP’s Latin Lab and the Columbia Global Centers, on October 19.
2013 FERNÁNDEZ, T., MARTIC, D., ROZAS KRAUSE V. “A Park for Citizenship: Seven Decades of Landscape Architecture at the National Stadium”,International Seminar "The Meaning of History in the Landscape Architecture", on September 05, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
2012 “A Stadium for the Nation: Manifestations of Power and Dissidence in Chile’s National Stadium (1973-2012)”, 9th International Conference of The Architectural Humanities Research Association, AHARA, titled “Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence”. 15-17 November 2012, London.
2011 "Not Much of an Elephant, Not That White. Five Views of the National Stadium". Meeting for the Dissemination of Theses on Memory and the Recent Past, Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 22-23. Organized by the Memory Studies Nucleus, Institute for Economic and Social Development (IDES).
2011 "Memory without a city: The National Stadium in the process of becoming heritage". International seminar "Memory Spaces in the City", Santiago de Chile, July 13 - 14. Seminar organized by the Villa Grimaldi Corporation and the Institute of Urban and Territorial Studies, UC. Sponsored by DIBAM and the European Union.
2011 "Three Ways of Explaining the Existence of Old Stands in a Remodeled Stadium". International conference "Urban space, memory, and citizenship", March 15 - 18, Barcelona. Organized by the Centre d’Estudis sobre les Èpoques Franquista i Democràtica (CEFID-UAB), Memorial Democràtic (Generalitat de Catalunya), with the assistance of Heinrich Böll Stiftung Cono Sur, Museu d’Història de Barcelona (MUHBA).
2009 CACERES, G., MILLÁN, R., ROZAS KRAUSE, V. "Physical Memorialization in Government Policies: Assessment, Criticism, and Challenges" [“La memorialización física en las políticas oficialistas: balance, crítica y desafíos”]. In: OPEN MEMORY "Architecture and Memory" [MEMORIA ABIERTA. “Arquitectura y Memoria”]. Buenos Aires.
VOLUNTEER, UNION AND MEDIA ACTIVITY
2016 Member of the Peer Review Committee of the Journal ARQ, published by Ediciones ARQ, Pontificia Universidad Catolica Chile. Indexed: Thomson ISI, Scielo, Scopus SciVerse, Avery Index, Latindex. http://www.edicionesarq.cl/ (ongoing)
2015 Elected Representative of the MS/PhD Students, Department of Architecture, CED Berkeley. (Fall 2015 – Spring 2016)
2013 Member of the Editorial Board of the electronic magazine Sentidos Comunes www.sentidoscomunes.cl. (May 2013 to March 2014)
2012 Coordinator of the Democratic Cities and Territories Committee, Democratic Revolution political organization [Revolución Democrática]. (January 2012 to December 2012)
2012 Columnist for electronic newspaper “El Mostrador” www.elmostrador.cl.
2011 Registered Professional Architect at the Chilean College of Architects, ICA. 10627 (December 2011 to date)
2010 Volunteer work for Un Techo Para Chile. Volunteer for building of emergency housing after the earthquake in February 2010 in the village Mariposas. Maule Region, Chile.
2010 Instituto Igualdad. Study Center. Academic Director. Member of the City and Territory program.
2009 Academic Advisor (graduate student representative) before the Faculty Council, Faculty of Architecture, Design, and Urban Studies, UC.
2006 Academic Advisor (undergraduate student representative) before the Faculty Council, Faculty of Architecture, Design, and Urban Studies, UC.
2003 Member of the Students' Union, School of Architecture. Faculty Of Architecture, Design, And Urban Studies, Pontificia Universidad Catolica Chile (PUC).