Department of Architecture and planning
University of Buffalo
United States of America
Kerry Traynor has been working in the field of historic preservation for over 20 years. Professor Traynor has a diverse background including work in the private and public sectors, as well as in academia. Her experience has included private practice, scholarly research and publication, and teaching at the collegiate level: architecture and landscape architecture history; design and historic preservation theory and award winning preservation planning studios. She was ‘Restoration Project Manager’ for the Kentucky Heritage Council, State Historic Preservation Office where she gained a unique understanding of section 106 compliance; the preparation of historic resource surveys; rehabilitation tax credits; material fabric studies and conservation, and preservation and maintenance planning from the perspectives of a representative of a State Historic Preservation Office as well as a private consultant. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Architecture at the University at Buffalo. She continued her education, receiving a Master’s of Science in Architectural History from Mississippi State University.
architecture and landscape architecture history; design and historic preservation.