Gabrielle M Lanier
Jackson Hall, Room 226
office phone: 540-568-3615
James Madison University
History Dept MSC 2001
Harrisonburg VA 22807
Professor of history
Director, public history concentration
Ph.D., University of Delaware
University of Delaware Winterthur Program in American Material
University of Pennsylvania
Fields and specialties
landscapes, vernacular architecture, historic preservation, material
culture, historical archaeology, public history, U.S. history
material culture, public history, U.S. history,
museums and public memory, historic preservation
the intersection of
history, preservation, and public memory, early American land use,
cultural and architectural landscapes, interpretation issues at
museums and historic sites
“Architecture and Cultural Landscapes,” in Pennsylvania German
Studies: A Companion and Guide, Simon J. Bronner, editor,
Pennsylvania State University Press, forthcoming 2013.
“Landscapes” in Architecture and Landscape of the Pennsylvania
Germans, 1720-1920, Sally McMurry and Nancy Van Dolsen, editors.
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011, 10-31.
"An Early Road to the Old
West" in The Great Valley Road of Virginia: Shenandoah Landscapes
from Prehistory to the Present, Warren R. Hofstra and Karl Raitz,
editors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010,
The Delaware Valley in the Early Republic: Architecture, Landscape,
and Regional Identity,
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.
Everyday Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic: Looking at Buildings and
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. With Bernard L. Herman.
University of Virginia Press, Editorial Board, 2006-2009 and
Virginia Department of
Historic Resources, State Review Board, 2009-present
Vernacular Architecture Forum, Board of Directors, 1993-1996;
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia, Board of Trustees, 2004-2012