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researcher , Architectural history educator

Gil Raymond Smith, American architectural history educator, researcher. Graduate fellow Pennsylvania State University, 1981-1982; research grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1989, Fulbright Exchange Program, Rome, 1989-1990, American Philosophical Society, 1992.

Background

Smith, Gil Raymond was born on October 18, 1952 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Kenneth James and Elizabeth Jane (O'Hara) Smith.

Education

Bachelor in Art History, State University of New York, Potsdam, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, Pennsylvania State University, 1987.

Career

Instructor art history, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1982;research assistant, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1984;instructor, Moorhead (Minnesota) State University, 1982-1983;assistant professor art, State University of New York, Fredonia, 1984-1985;assistant professor architecture, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1985-1990;associate professor, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, since 1990;administrative assistant to department chairman, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1986-1989, 90-91, 93-;assistant to director for preservation programs, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1992, 93.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Architectural Displomacy, 1992

    • also articles.

Membership

Member College Art Association, Society Architectural Historians, Midwest Art Historians Society, National Trust for History Preservation, History Landmarks Foundation Indiana, Mid-American College Art Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, music, household handiwork, scale modeling, biking.

Connections

Married Carla Anne Africano, August 18, 1974. Children: Alycia Erin, Turner Anthony.

father:
Kenneth James Smith

mother:
Elizabeth Jane (O'Hara) Smith

spouse:
Carla Anne Africano

children:
Alycia Erin Smith

Turner Anthony Smith