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Ingrid Drake Rowland

Ingrid Drake Rowland, American humanities educator. Member of Academy Dei Sepolti Volderra, Academia Bibliothecae Alexandrinae (founding member), American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

  • Rowland, Ingrid Drake was born on August 19, 1953 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Frank Sherwood Rowland and Joan Evelyn Lundberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pomona College, 1974. Master of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College, 1980.

    Career

    • Lecturer St. Mary's College Rome Program, 1979—1983. Visiting assistant professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1983—1987. Associate specialist University California, Irvine, Rome, 1987—1990.

      Visiting associate professor Columbia University, New York City, 1989—1990. Assistant professor University Chicago, 1990—1996, associate professor, 1996—2001. Andrew W. Mellon professor American Academy in Rome, 2001—2005.

      Professor University Notre Dame School Archt., since 2005. Advisory board Etruscan Foundation, Spannocchia, Siena, Italy, since 2001.

    Works

    • The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery
    • Bored teenager Curzio Inghirami staged perhaps the most outlandish prank of the seventeenth century when he hatched a wild scheme that preyed on the Italian fixation with ancestry by forging an array of ancient Latin and Etruscan documents.
    • The Ecstatic Journey: Athanasius Kircher in Baroque Rome
    • The Ecstatic Journey: Athanasius Kircher in Baroque Rome surveys the scientific, religious, and political culture of seventeenth-century Rome through the works of Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680), a German Jesuit at the Roman College.

    Membership

    Member of Academy Dei Sepolti Volderra, Academia Bibliothecae Alexandrinae (founding member), American Academy Arts and Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Singing.

    Connections

    • father: Frank Sherwood Rowland
    • mother: Joan Evelyn Lundberg
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    Born August 19, 1953
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Pomona College
    • 1976
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1980
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1979 - 1983
      Lecturer, St. Mary's College Rome Program
    • 1983 - 1987
      visiting assistant, professor University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1987 - 1990
      associate, specialist University California
      Irvine, California, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      visiting associate, professor Columbia University
    • 2001 - 2005
      Andrew W. Mellon professor, American Academy in Rome
    • 2005
      professor, University Notre Dame School Archt.
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