Dr. Greg Donofrio

Associate Dean of Faculty, College of Design; Co-Lead, A Public History of 35W

Greg Donofrio is Associate Professor of historic preservation and public history in the School of Architecture at the University of Minnesota, and is affiliate faculty in the Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning program in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. His teaching and research examine how communities find significance in, make use of, and preserve the historic built environment. Donofrio is co-founder and current director of the Heritage Studies and Public History Program. He holds the Fesler-Lampter Chair in Urban and Regional Affairs for 2019-2020 to develop A Public History of 35W. Donofrio received a Diversity Achievement Award from the American Collegiate Schools of Architecture in 2016 for the Arthur and Edith Lee House Project exhibition and National Register of Historic Places listing, and the Leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History in 2015 for the same project.

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