Gail Dubrow is Professor of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Public Affairs and Planning and History at the University of Minnesota. She taught for 16 years at the University of Washington (Seattle) and came to University of Minnesota in 2005 to serve as Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, a position she resigned in June 2009 to return to the teaching faculty. Dubrow is a social historian of the built environment and cultural landscape who is active in the preservation of places significant in the history of women, ethnic communities of color, and other underrepresented groups. Her work has received support from the American Institute of Architects/American Architectural Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Park Service, and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, among others. She is the author of two award-winning books, Sento at Sixth and Main, with Donna Graves and Restoring Women's History Through Historic Preservation, edited with Jennifer Goodman. Dubrow's interests also extend to the fields of Public History, Public Art, and Placemaking.