R. Grant Gilmore III
Program Director

Professional Historical Archaeologist since 1995. Research experience includes work on a wide variety of sites dating from the Anglo-Saxon Period to the present (i.e., more than 100 7th-20th century slave, indentured servant, plantation, military, garden, tavern, church, pottery kiln, small farm, warehouse, cemetery, leprosarium, and underwater wreck sites) located in Virginia, St. Eustatius (and Saba), Netherlands Caribbean, St. Maarten, Chichester and Hammerwich, United Kingdom, Santa Fe, New Mexico and Natchitoches, Louisiana. Employed by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Department of Archaeological Research (D.A.R.) 1995-1999, the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 2003-4, SECAR 2004-2011.
Public history interpretation for several thousands of visitors while with the D.A.R. and all other excavation locations. Radio programme broadcasts in the Dutch Caribbean in addition to several public outreach programs on St. Eustatius, local and international television specials.
Experienced instructor and/or user of ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, The Museum System (TMS), Re:Discovery and The Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (DAACS). I am an expert user of AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (including Access and Excel) and the Adobe Creative Suite. I also have experience in designing/building museum exhibitions, web and graphic design.

Research Interests:
History of Capitalism, Political Economies of Capitalism, Imperialism/Colonialism, Racism, and Patriarchy, Ceramic Analysis (Archaeology), History of Slavery, Historical Archaeology, Caribbean Slavery

Ralph Muldrow
Simons Professor of Architecture and Preservation

University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
M. Arch. and M.S.
University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Virginia
B.S. and B.A.
Research Interests
Preservation Planning
Historic Preservation and Community Planning
Courses Taught
ARTH 230 Introduction to Historic Preservation
ARTH 315 Urban Design Studio
ARTH 318 Preservation and Planning Studio
ARTH 319 Architectural Design Studio
ARTH 330 Urban Planning
ARTH 333 Traditional Design and Preservation in Charleston
ARTH 338 American Vernacular Architecture and Material Culture

Barry Stiefel
Assistant Professor

Recent Publications:
Preservation Education: Sharing Best Practices and Finding Common Ground(Link)
University Press of New England
August 15, 2014
Over the past twenty years, there has been a fundamental shift in the institutional organization of historic preservation education. Historic preservation is the most recent arrival in the collection of built environment disciplines and therefore lacks the pedagogical depth and breadth found in allied endeavors such as architecture and planning.

Jewish Sanctuary in the Atlantic World
University of South Carolina Press
February 15, 2014

Tulane University
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Historic Preservation and Conservation
2004 – 2008
University of Michigan
Master’s Degree, Urban Planning
2001 – 2003
Eastern Michigan University
Graduate Certificate, Historic Preservation and Conservation
2002 – 2002
Michigan State University
Bachelor’s Degree, Environmental Policy
1998 – 2001

James L. Ward
Senior Instructor
Sadie and I at CTL

University of Georgia – Athens, Georgia
B.A. (English)
BLA and MLA (Landscape Architecture)
Courses Taught
ARTH 275 History of Land Design
HPCP 298 AutoCAD/ Photoshop
HPCP 299 HP Studio
HPCP 375 Landscape Preservation & Design Studio
HSPV 819 Graduate Documentation
HSPV 833 Topics in Cultural Landscapes
HPCP 415 Senior Paper

Prof. Ward is also a professional landscape architect, currently practicing in Charleston. In the past he has also worked in Bermuda.

Christina Rae Butler

Full time Adjunct Professor

Courses taught:
– Researching Historic Properties (methodology course for HPCP)
– Building Pathology
– Preservation Project Management
– Introduction to Historic Preservation.

M.A., American History, 2010. The Citadel
B.A, Historic Preservation and Community Planning, 2007
Courses in Civil Engineering
Two year Construction Technology certificate, 2002 Auburn Career Center

Research Interests:
Historic Preservation, Urban History, American History, Property Research, Cultural Resource Management (Archaeology), Land Use, Building Pathology, and History of Technology.

Butler is also the owner and lead consultant at Butler Preservation, L.C., a small research and restoration company located in Charleston, S.C. The company specializes in historic property research, land use history, small renovation and restoration projects.

Diane Miller
Internship Coordinator/ Department Administrator

College of Charleston
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Historic Preservation & Community Planning/Art History
Research interests:
History, Archaeology, Culture, Climate Change, Materials Science, Plantation Culture, Classical Architecture, Interior Design (Architecture), and Cultural Heritage

Brittany Lavelle Tulla
Adjunct Professor
Courses taught: Intro to Historic Preservation
Education: M.S. Clemson, Historic Preservation and Conservation, 2012
Other: Tulla is also the owner of BVL Preservation Research and is very interested in architectural history and all facets of historic preservation.

William Bates
Adjunct Professor
Courses taught: Historic American Interiors.
Bates is a classically trained architect practicing in the Charleston area and New York, and also teaches a full course load at the American College of the Building Arts.

Frances Ford
Adjunct Professor
Courses taught: Conservation
Ford hold an MS in Preservation from University of Pennsylvania and is a lecturer for Clemson’s Historic Preservation master’s program.

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