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Contributing Scholars

Thomas Hines is a Professor of History and Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles.  He has received Fulbright, Guggenheim and National Endowment Fellowships, and was a Getty Scholar.  He has written extensively about the development of modern architecture in Southern California.

Richard Longstreth is a Professor of American Studies at George Washington University, where he served as Department Director.   He has written extensively on the history of architecture in the United States, focusing on economic, design, urbanistic, and cultural factors that have reshaped the American landscape.  

Keith Morgan is a Professor Emeritus of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University, where he served as the Director of Preservation Studies, the Director of American and New England Studies, and the Chairman of the Art History Department. He has written extensively on the architecture of Massachusetts and the New England states.

James O'Gorman is the Grace Slack McNeil Professor Emeritus of the History of American Art at Wellesley College, and was twice a Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  He is the author of  many studies of American architects of the Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries.  

Professional Advisors

Thomas ‘Gunny’ Harboe, FAIA is a practicing architect specializing in historic preservation and sustainable design. He is past Vice President of the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois; and past Vice President of DOCOMOMO. He has restored many of the most import landmarks of American architecture in Chicago. 


Daniel Nall, PE, FAIA is a professional engineer and architect, and a leading design consultant in high performance, sustainable building design at Syska Hennessy. He has been a faculty member at the Schools of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Cornell University and Columbia University.

Cesar Pelli, FAIA, is a renowned international architect and former Dean of the Yale School of Architecture. He has designed some of the most notable urban landmarks and tall buildings including the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Reagan National Airport in Washington DC, and the Transbay Tower in San Francisco.

Robert Sanna