Assistant Professor, Program Director of Cultural and Historic Preservation Salve Regina University
Dr. Jeroen van den Hurk has lived in the United States since 1995, but is originally from the Netherlands, where ge received a master’s in architectural history from Utrecht University. In 2006, he received his Ph.D. in American art and architecture and architectural history (1550-1850) at the University of Delaware. His dissertation “Imagining New Netherland: Origins and Survival of Netherlandic Architecture in Old New York," looked at the 17th-century architecture of the settlers of New Netherland, the region along the Hudson and Delaware rivers. Dr. van den Hurk is interested in cultural and historic preservation, and in particular in building documentation. He taught for three years in the Department of Historic Preservation at the University of Kentucky, and most recently worked in a small cultural research management firm in North Carolina for seven years, mainly on Section 106 projects in North Carolina and Virginia. He has presented papers at professional conferences in the United States and Europe, and have been published in the United States, the Netherlands, Great Britain and Belgium.