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Gail L Dubrow

College of Design Room 32 McNH 6136A 1985 Buford Ave

Department Affiliations


  • U.S. Urban History
  • U.S. Women’s History
  • Asian American History
  • Public History
  • Historic Preservation


  • Sento at Sixth and Main. Dubrow, Gail, Donna Graves, Smithsonian Institution Press, Author.
  • Restoring Women’s History through Historic Preservation. Dubrow, Gail, Jennifer Goodman, John Hopkins University Press, Author.

Professional Activities

  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Design: August 2014 - present
  • Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School: August 2005 - June 2009


  • Best Book in Historic Preservation, Society of Architectural Historians, 2004
  • American Council on Education Fellow in Higher Education Administration, 2003 - 2004
  • Environmental Design Research Association – PLACES Award, 2003
  • GRANT: Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
  • GRANT: Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington
  • GRANT: Seattle Arts Commission
  • GRANT: National Park Service
  • GRANT: National Endowment for the Humanities
  • GRANT: Schlessinger Library
  • GRANT: American Institute of Architects/American Architectural Foundation
  • GRANT: Woodrow Wilson Foundation
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Featured Faculty

  • Isaacmans Receive Top Honors for "Dams, Displacement, and the Delusion of Development"

    Congratulations to Professor Allen and Barbara Isaacman! Their book "Dams, Displacement, and the Delusion of Development: Cahora Bassa and Its Legacies in Mozambique, 1965-2007" has recently been honored with two major book awards: ASA's Melville Herskovits Award, and AHA's Martin A. Klein Prize.

    December 5th, 2014
  • American Indian History Lifetime Achievement Award to Jean O'Brien

    Professor Jeani O'Brien (history and American Indian studies) has been awarded the American Indian History Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014 by the Western History Association.

    December 4th, 2014
  • Jean O'Brien, 2014 Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award

    Jean O'Brien has been awarded this year's Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award. Jean O'Brien joins Erika Lee (2012) as the second historian to receive Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award. Congratulations, Jeani!

    August 31st, 2014

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