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John Kresten Jespersen

John Kresten Jespersen, American librarian, architectural historian. Scholar Samuel H. Kress Travel Fellowship, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1979. Fellow: Royal Society Arts; member: Society Architectural Historians, American Library Association (associate), Beta Phi Mu.

Background

  • Jespersen, John Kresten was born on February 11, 1946 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Johannes Kresten and Josephine Mae Jespersen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Providence College, 1969—1973. AM, Brown University, 1973—1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1977—1984.

      Master of Library and Information Science, University Rhode Island, 1998—2000.

    Career

    • Visiting lecturer Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984, Yale University, School of Architecture, New Haven, 1984—1988. Visiting assistant professor Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1986—1987, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, 1987—1988. Assistant professor Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, 1988—1989.

      Lecturer ornament Technology University of Nova Scotia, School of Architecture, Halifax, 1989—1990. Reference library Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts, 2001—2002. Evening reference library Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 2001—2002.

      Technical services supervisor Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts, 2002—2005. Cataloging library, assistant professor Rhode Island College, Providence, 2005—2009, associate professor, since 2009.

    Works

    • Author (co-author): (exhibition) Rubenism. Co-author: (Direct Imagination Civil Defense-ROM) "Owen Jones, The Grammar of Ornament., 1856".

      Compiler, writer: A Photo Archive of Curry College, 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Fellow: Royal Society Arts. Member: Society Architectural Historians, American Library Association (associate), Beta Phi Mu.

    Personality

    Interests

    Guitar, silversmith, bass.

    Connections

    • Married Heather Bruce Pattison, June 14, 1986.
    • father: Johannes Kresten
    • mother: Josephine Mae Jespersen
    • spouse: Heather Bruce Pattison
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    Born February 11, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1984
      Visiting lecturer, ure
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1984 - 1988
      Visiting lecturer, ure
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1984
      Department of Architect, ure
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1984 - 1988
      Department of Architect, ure
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      visiting assistant, professor Mary Washington College
      Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      visiting assistant, professor Mary Washington College
      Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      assistant, professor Southwest Missouri State University
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
    • 1989 - 1990
      lecturer, ure
      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1989 - 1990
      School of Architect, ure
      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 2001 - 2002
      reference library Curry College
      Milton, Florida, United States
    • 2001 - 2002
      evening reference library Rhode Island School of Design
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 2002 - 2005
      technical services supervisor Curry College
      Milton, Florida, United States
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