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B.A. in History from the University of Michigan, M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Previous work experience includes tenured professor in the Historic Preservation program at Eastern Michigan University, adjunct professor at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Conservator of the R.M.S. Titanic artifacts, and Architectural Conservator at The Henry Ford Museum. Dr. Allsopp currently works as Principal of Anthemion International, working closely with the Gila River Indian Community. Areas of specialization include material analyses and conservation, particularly masonry; vernacular architecture; and historic preservation advocacy for revitalizing our built environment.

Dr. Allsopp is the author of The Lost Art of Tabby: Preserving Oglethorpe’s Architectural Legacy (1991) as well as articles and book chapters. Most recently, she served as editor of The Masonry Conservation Handbook, a compilation of UO student work from the Building Pathology: Masonry class. Teaches Building Pathology: Masonry, Historic American Buildings Survey, and Sustainable Preservation.

Dr. Allsopp is currently accepting new thesis and terminal project students. Previous thesis and terminal project committee work includes:

  • David Espinosa, Eugene Masonic Cemetery: Condition Assessment and Treatment of the Historic Grave Markers and Mausoleum. Terminal Project, 2014.
  • Jacquelin Flores, A Comprehensive Study of Historical Adobe Urban Dwellings: Case Study Guadalajara, Mexico. Terminal Project, 2014.
  • Stacey Henderson, Accessibility Retrofit Guidebook: A Resource for Carnegie Library Building Owners to Meet ADA Requirements while Preserving Historic Integrity. Terminal Project, 2013.
  • Jennifer Self, A Collaborative Partnership in Rural Preservation Planning. Terminal Project, 2014.
  • Evanne St. Charles, An Energy Reduction Strategy and Retrofit Guidebook for Owners of Historic Brick Buildings: Weighing the Values and Implications of Energy Efficiency and Historic Integrity. Terminal Project, 2013.