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MArch, University of California, Berkeley
MS Urban Design, Pratt Institute
Andrew Johnston is a licensed architect and certified planner with a PhD in architectural history and extensive experience both in practice and in academia. He has served as a supervising architect for the Historic American Engineering Record and as an environmental planner for the California State Department of Transportation (Caltrans), working with a wide range of experts and stakeholders on the preservation and interpretation of historic cultural landscapes. In China he joined with UNESCO affiliates as one of a team of experts working on historical gardens, intermediate cities, and urban cultural landscapes and served as Consulting Architect in Heritage Preservation with the China Suzhou Institute of Architectural Design.
- Professore Visittore Didattica, 'Sapienza' Università di Roma
In December, 2017, named “Professore Visittore Didattica, 2017 for the Facolta di Architettura, Dipartimento di Storia Disegno Restauro dell'Architettura,
- Innovations in Practice Grant
$7000 grant to bring an internationally acclaimed practitioner to UVA for teaching and research collaboration. 2016-2017. With Dr. Jessica Sewell.
- External Fellowship/ Residency
Invited to be in residence as a visiting scholar at the East-West Center, in Honolulu, HI during a three-month period in 2016.
- External Fellowship/ Residency
In-residence at the Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science, in Princeton, NJ during the summer of 2015.
- Leading Talent in Internationalized Disciplines Award, 2013-18 [SIP, Special Economic Zone Government Grant, Suzhou, China]
$170,000 grant over five years. The grant is to support leading educators, scientists, and entrepreneurs working in the SIP special economic zone, Jiangsu Province. This grant funds my heritage research in China, including funding research assistants and teaching relief.
Mercury and the Making of California: Mining,Landscape and Race, 1845-1900. Boulder:University Press of Colorado, 2013.
“The Hotels as Spaces of Enslaved Labor” in LouisNelson and Maurie McInnis, eds, Slavery at the University of Virginia,University of Virginia Press, forthcoming. Co-written with Jessica Sewell. 2017.
“Landscape and People in CulturalResource Management: Taking Mines, Mining and Mines as an Example.” ChinaArchitectural Heritage, v. 17, January, 2016. (in Chinese)
“CitySection: A Pedagogy for InterdisciplinaryResearch and Collaboration in Planning and Environmental Design,” Journalof PlanningEducation and Research (JPER). November,2014.
“Mines, Mining, andResource Management on Mariscal Mountain: Landscapes and People in CulturalResource Management.” Mining History Journal. Vol. 21. MiningHistory Association, 2014.
“Material Culture andthe Dobsonian Telescope.” SpontaneousGenerations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science, Vol 4, No 1, 2010. (written with JessicaSewell)
“The Mercury Mining Industry,Chinese Labor, and the California Constitution of 1879.” Journalof the West, 43(1) Winter. 2004
"CulturalHeritage Data Synthesis for Architectural History Field Methods"
Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology(Computer Applications in Archaeology, 2017) Co-author with members of IATH andthe Scholars’ Lab.
“Nostalgiaand Forgetting: Mining Landscapes of Gold and Mercury in the CaliforniaImagination” Proceedings:5th IndustrialArchitecture Heritage Academic Conference, Xi’an, November 2014.
“CitySection: A Pedagogy for Interdisciplinary Research andCollaboration in Planning and Environmental Design.” Proceedings:Association of European Schools of Planning, Utrecht, Netherlands, July 2014