The Cultural Landscape Foundation
Shaking Their Yankee Foundations: Evolving Modernist Ambitions,  October 8, 2010 at the Atlanta History Center


Dr. Keith N. Morgan

Dr. Morgan is the Director of Graduate Studies, Professor Art History at Boston University; American and European Architecture. He received a Bachelor of Art from The College of Wooster; MA and Winterthur Program of the University of Delaware and Ph.D. from Brown University. A scholar of 19th and 20th century American and European architecture, Dr. Morgan is interested in the relationships between architecture, urban planning, and landscape architecture. He has taught at Boston University since 1980. He has served as the director of the Preservation Studies Program and of the American and New England Studies Program and as the chairman of the Art History Department on two occasions. He is a former national president of the Society of Architectural Historians. His recent publications include Shaping a New American Landscape: The Art and Architecture of Charles A. Platt, Boston Architecture, 1975-1990, which he coauthored with Professor Naomi Miller, and a new introduction for the republication of Charles Eliot, Landscape Architect. He is the editor and one of the principle authors for Buildings of Massachusetts: Metropolitan Boston and serves as the architecture editor for The Encyclopedia of New England. He has received research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Buildings of the United States project, several committees for the restoration of historic landmarks, and is a trustee of the Hancock Shaker Village.