Lisa Ackerman

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Visiting Assistant Professor Grad Center for Planning lackerma@pratt.edu (718) 399-4340 p Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall North 1ST FL

Current Course Listing (1)

19/FA-PR-642A-01 Concepts of Heritage

Education

B.A. in Art History and Italian, Middlebury College
M.B.A. in Marketing, New York University
M.S. in Historic Preservation, Pratt Institute

Biography

Lisa Ackerman has served, since 2007, as Executive Vice President of World Monuments Fund, and in that role she developed international collaborative projects in conservation. In addition to general supervision over approximately 60 projects in 40 countries, she is specifically the senior project manager for activities in Cambodia, Iraq, Libya, Thailand, and Tunisia. Through her teaching at Pratt, she is able to offer students an intimate view of work in the field, as well as explain the framework established by UNESCO, ICOMOS, and other intergovernmental agencies in carrying out these activities.