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Sara A. Butler

Sara A. Butler, Ph.D.
Professor of Art and Architectural History

B.A. Wake Forest University
M.S.T. University of New Hampshire
B.Arch. University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.Arch.H., Ph.D. University of Virginia

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Areas of Expertise: 
Art and Architectural History/Historic Preservation

Sara Butler is Professor of Art and Architectural History at Roger Williams University, where she teaches courses on American art and architecture, Newport art and architecture, Japanese art and architecture, and the history of landscape architecture. She earned a Ph.D. in Architectural History from the University of Virginia.  She co-authored the University of Virginia, The Campus Guide and was a contributing author and assistant editor for the Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont.  She has lectured and published on American landscapes, commemoration and memory, and American public art and has given papers on the topics at conferences of the College Art Association and the Vernacular Architecture Forum as well as at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Virginia, and Salve Regina University.