JILL LORD

Lecturer, Architectural History

Graduate Center/CUNY PhD 2009; University of Virginia, MA 1996; William and Mary, BA 1994


Dr. Jill Marie Lord is an architectural historian who specializes in nineteenth-century American architecture.  She has presented her most recent work focusing on American public libraries at such venues as the Mount Vernon House Museum in New York City and the Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians in 2013.  In 2014 Drayton Hall selected her for its Distinguished Speaker Series.

She has taught at Brooklyn and Hunter Colleges in New York City.  She has also contributed architectural research for the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and Merchant’s House Museum in New York City.

Currently, Dr. Lord teaches courses in the history of modern architecture, nineteenth-century American architecture, and a writing-centered course on architecture and the public.