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Gail L Dubrow

College Of Design-Cdes 89 Church St SE Rm 151D

Department Affiliations


  • U.S. Urban History
  • U.S. Women’s History
  • Asian American History
  • Public History
  • Historic Preservation

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Urban Planning: History of the Built Environment, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2001.
  • MA, BA, B. Architecture: Folklore and Folklife, Architecture, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1980, 1976.


  • Sento at Sixth and Main. Dubrow, Gail, Donna Graves, Smithsonian Institution Press, Author.
  • Restoring Women’s History through Historic Preservation. Dubrow, Gail, Jennifer Goodman, John Hopkins University Press, Author.

Professional Activities

  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Design: August 2014 - present
  • Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School: August 2005 - June 2009
  • Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Graduate School, University of Washington: 2004 - 2005
  • Associate Dean, College of Built Environments, University of Washington: 1999 - 2003
  • Director, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, University of Washington: 1990 - 2004


  • Best Book in Historic Preservation, Society of Architectural Historians, 2004
  • American Council on Education Fellow in Higher Education Administration, 2003 - 2004
  • Environmental Design Research Association – PLACES Award, 2003
  • GRANT: Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
  • GRANT: Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington
  • GRANT: Seattle Arts Commission
  • GRANT: National Park Service
  • GRANT: National Endowment for the Humanities
  • GRANT: Schlessinger Library
  • GRANT: American Institute of Architects/American Architectural Foundation
  • GRANT: Woodrow Wilson Foundation
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