Kevin Glowacki

Associate Professor
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Affiliations

  • Department of Architecture
  • Center for Heritage Conservation

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Biography

An archaeologist and architectural historian, Kevin Glowacki has over 30 years of experience excavating and documenting sites in the Mediterranean. His most recent research focuses on vernacular architecture at the Late Bronze Age-Early Iron Age settlement of Kavousi Vronda and the formative stages of the Bronze Age Minoan city of Gournia, both sites located in eastern Crete (Greece). At Texas A&M, Glowacki is Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture, where he teaches courses in architectural history and heritage of the built environment. He also served as Director of the Center for Heritage Conservation in the TAMU College of Architecture from 2016 to 2021. Glowacki is the recipient of the Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from the Archaeological Institute of America, the ING Professor of Excellence Award, and the Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Award from Texas A&M University. He has been a Faculty Fellow of the Center for Heritage Conservation since 2006 and served as co-editor of Preservation Education and Research, the journal of the National Council for Preservation Education from 2009 to 2012.

Education

Ph.D.

Bryn Mawr College
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology
1991

M.A.

Bryn Mawr College
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology
1987

M.A.

Loyola University of Chicago
Greek
1985

B.A. Classics

Loyola University of Chicago
Greek and Latin
1983

Scholarly Interests

Classical and Near Eastern archaeology; ancient-medieval art & architectural history; vernacular architecture; heritage conservation; historic preservation; cultural heritage management