Bard Faculty

Meredith Gaglio

Visiting Lecturer in Art History and Visual Culture

Primary Academic Program: Art History


BArch, MArch, Tulane University School of Architecture; MDesS, Harvard University School of Design; PhD candidate, Columbia University. At Columbia, Gaglio’s dissertation addresses the “softer path” of countercultural vision, energy politics, and the American appropriate technology movement. She is the recipient of a predoctoral fellowship from the Smithsonian Institution, a research grant from the Canadian Centre for Architecture; and an award for excellence from Harvard University. Her published work includes “Mary Elizabeth Colter” and “Ethel Bailey Furman” in Pioneering Women of American Architecture (Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, 2017); coeditor with Caroline Maniaque, Whole Earth Field Guide (MIT Press, 2016); “In Defense of Natural Scenery,” in GSD Platform-3 (Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2010); and “Countercultural Bureaucracy: The California Office of Appropriate Technology,” in Design Radicals: Building Bay Area Counterculture (University of Minnesota Press, in progress). She has participated in conferences at the University of California, Berkeley; University of Sydney; and the International Symposium on Vernacular Architecture in Den Haag, Netherlands. She has also served as the head librarian at Maine’s Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, section instructor at Columbia, and intern architect at Baskervill in Richmond, Virginia. At Bard: Spring 2019.