Sarah K. Rovang
Sarah K. Rovang is an architectural historian, curator, and educator. She holds a Ph.D. from Brown University in the History of Art & Architecture. Sarah specializes in 20th-century American architecture and material culture with particular attention to technology, modernization, and the rural landscape.
Currently, Sarah is a Research Fellow at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has just returned from a year of international travel as the 2017 recipient of the H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship through the Society of Architectural Historians. Catch up with her global travels here.
Before embarking on her year of travel, she served as a full-time lecturer at the University of Michigan's A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. Her dissertation explored the built environment and visual culture related to the Rural Electrification Administration in the United States during the Great Depression and World War II. Articles based on her dissertation research have appeared in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2015) and Buildings and Landscapes (2016).