[PAST EVENT] Dr. Jill Lord, Ph.D., “The Lenox Library: Richard Morris Hunt’s Search for Form and Meaning.”
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Dr. Jill Marie Lord is an architectural historian who specializes in nineteenth-century American architecture. She received her PhD in Art History from the Graduate Center at CUNY (City University of New York). She also holds an MA in Architectural History from UVA and a BA in Fine Arts (former name of our Department of Art & Art History) from William & Mary.
Dr. Lord has presented her most recent work focusing on American public libraries at such venues as the Mount Vernon House Museum in New York City and the Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians. In 2014 Drayton Hall selected her for its Distinguished Speaker Series.
She has taught at the University of Virginia and at Brooklyn and Hunter Colleges of the City University of New York. She has also contributed architectural research for the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and Merchant’s House Museum in New York City.