Anke Naujokat graduated from RWTH Aachen University with a Diploma in Architecture. She specialized in Architectural History, working first as Research Assistant at the Institute of Building History at RWTH Aachen and then as a fellowship holder at The Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence. She was awarded a doctorate for her study on The Holy Sepulchre Chapel by Leon Battista Alberti in Florence. She has also acquired experience as an architectural critic and was one of the founders of the Online Journal 'archimaera.architektur.kultur.kontext.online' (www.archimaera.de) in 2006. In the same year she became Professor at FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, teaching Architectural History and Theory as well as Historic Building Conservation and Architectural Design. Since 2014 she has held the Chair of Architectural History at RWTH Aachen University, conducting research on various fields of Architectural history, i.e. early modern church architecture and the rhetoric of architecture.