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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

  • 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
  • Ann Waltner, 2014 President's Award for Outstanding Service

    Congratulations to Ann Waltner, who is a 2014 recipient of the President's Award for Outstanding Service.

    May 1st, 2014
  • Giancarlo Casale, Morse-Alumni Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education

    Giancarlo Casale has been named winner of this year's Morse-Alumni Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education.

    The department's nomination recognized his success in the classroom, his integration of language study and study abroad, his activity as a public intellectual, and his service as DUS.

    Each year since 1965, the University of Minnesota has recognized a select group of faculty members for their outstanding contributions to undergraduate education. This honor is awarded to exceptional candidates nominated by colleges in their quest to identify excellence in undergraduate education.

    Congratulations, Giancarlo!

    April 1st, 2014

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