Dr Julia King has taught at universities in Great Britain and America. She has worked on projects in conservation, historic preservation, archives and architectural history on both sides of the Atlantic. Dr. King has written and lectured widely on art and architectural history in both countries.
PhD Birkbeck College, University of London, 2001. Dissertation: George Hadfield (1763-1826): his life and works and his place in American architecture
MA in Publishing, Oxford Brookes University, 1979
BA (Hons.) in History of European Art, Courtauld Institute, University of London, 1965
George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City, Ashgate Publishing, 2014, Farnham, Surrey, UK and Burlington, VT, USA The Flowering of Art Nouveau Graphics, Trefoil Publications, London, 1989; Gibbs Smith, Salt Lake City, UT, 1990 Equestrian Monuments, Oxford Polytechnic, Oxford, 1979
“Sir James Wright” in New Dictionary of National Biography, 2005 “Villa Madama”, “Villa Giulia”, “Biltmore House”, in Encyclopaedia of Gardens: History and Design, 2002“George Hadfield” American National Biography, 1999, vol.9, 774-5 “The American Dome: Symbol of Democracy”, The Dome, Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the Society of Architectural Historians, 2000 “An Ambassador’s House in Essex”, Georgian Group Journal Volume VII, Richard Hewlings, editor, Georgian Group, 1997, 117-129 Book review subjects include: W.R. Lethaby, Architecture in the West Indies, and English country houses
ACADEMIC LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS:
George Hadfield and his architectural legacy, Washington DC Historical Studies Conference, Washington, DC, 2005Rugby, Tennessee: a ‘righteous and prosperous colony in those fascinating mountains’, SESAH, Knoxville, TN, 2004An Ionic and Ironic Episode: George Hadfield and the Executive Office Buildings, SECAC, Norfolk, VA, 1999 Patent Artificial Slate, Georgian Group, London, 1997 George Hadfield’s City Hall: ‘the handsomest building in the United States’, SAH regional conference, Washington, D.C., 1997 Honour’s Temple: ‘The Most Conspicuous Residence in America’ George Hadfield’s Arlington House, Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art, Amsterdam, 1996 ‘Brought up a Catholic’: the Hadfield family in Florence, London and Washington, Catholic Historical Society of Washington, Washington, D.C., 1996 George Hadfield, Architect, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 1995
Fellow, United States Capitol Historical Society Fellow, Royal Society of Arts Member, Society of Architectural Historians Member, Vernacular Architecture Forum Member and past conference organiser, Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain Member, Georgian Group, Great Britain and Ireland Member, Royal Archaeological Institute Member, Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Member, Association of Art Historians
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