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Daniel Abramson
Associate Professor and Director of Architectural Studies

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Tufts University
Dept. of Art & Art History
11 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.2015
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Architecture from Renaissance to Contemporary, Architectural Theory, and Architecture and Urbanism of Boston

Ph.D. Harvard University, 1993
M.A. Harvard University, 1990
A.B. Princeton University, 1986

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Daniel M. Abramson is associate professor of art history and director of architectural studies at Tufts University. His scholarship focuses upon questions of architecture, economy, and society from the eighteenth through twentieth centuries. He is the author of Building the Bank of England: Money, Architecture, Society, 1694–1942 (Yale University Press, 2005) and Skyscraper Rivals: The AIG Building and the Architecture of Wall Street (Princeton Architectural Press, 2001), and co-editor, with the Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative, of Governing By Design: Architecture, Economy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012). His new book, Obsolescence: An Architectural History, will be published in 2016 by the University of Chicago Press; its research was supported by fellowships and grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Harvard University's Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Wellesley College's Newhouse Center for the Humanities, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (London), and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.