Allison James

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Allison James

Lecturer
ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY
PROJECT MANAGER
UVA LANDSCAPE STUDIES INITIATIVE

Allison brings almost twenty years of experience in cultural landscape interpretation and community engagement projects to the fields of landscape architecture and historic preservation. Her work is focused on documenting, interpreting and preserving cultural landscapes. She is currently leading a field school pilot project in Monrovia, Liberia to train Liberian and UVA students in methods of site survey and preservation while serving as Project Lead for the Feasibility Study of Providence Island for the World Monuments Fund https://www.wmf.org/project/providence-island. In the A-School, James teaches a historic preservation course in cultural landscape interpretation in partnership with University of Liberia (UL). UL students collaborate with UVA students in this course, to develop culturally appropriate, multi-disciplinary solutions to preservation challenges.