Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation

It is with great excitement that I share the publication of my new book, co-edited with Barry Stiefel, Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation: Theory and Evidence-Based Practice, which was officially…

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A successful example of a grassroots, justice-oriented built heritage conservation project

A recent preservation effort in England is well worth the time to understand because it relates so strongly to the future of the field. But, it's who led these efforts…

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CEQ wants to change the NEPA rules for the first time in a generation: My modest proposal

In August of last year, President Trump issued Executive Order 13807 directing the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), a division of the Executive Office of the President, to review rules…

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An archaeological debate on challenging the status quo and why we need more discussion like this

The academy is well known for its production of silos; researchers who ought to share similar perspectives and knowledge in many cases rarely collaborate with each other. There are many…

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What is Critical Heritage Studies and how does it incorporate the discipline of history?

At the recent meeting of the US chapter of the Association for Critical Heritage Studies, a frequent question, especially from graduate students, was “what is critical heritage studies”? There was…

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