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Matthew G. Hyland, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
History

611 College Hall
Phone: 412.396.6479

Education:

Ph.D., American Studies, The College of William & Mary, 2004
M.A., American Studies, The University of Wyoming, 1995
B.A., American Studies, The University of Notre Dame du Lac, 1989
Bio

Matthew G. Hyland holds a master's degree in American Studies from the University of Wyoming and a doctorate in American Studies from the College of William and Mary. Before beginning his affiliation with Duquesne, he worked as an architectural historian conducting cultural resource management investigations. His major areas of teaching and research focus on issues in historic preservation, material culture studies, and early American architectural history. He has authored numerous reports on architectural resources and historic districts, intensive-level building documentation projects, a journal article, and a book on Montpelier, the historic home of James and Dolley Madison in Orange County, Virginia.

Courses

HIST 151: Shaping of the Modern World

HIST 203: History of the U.S. to 1877

HIST 204: History of the U.S. since 1877

HIST 385: American Wests: Lands, Legends, Peoples

HIST 396: Public History: Peoples' Pasts

HIST 429W/529: Historic Preservation

HIST 442W/542: American Architecture

HIST 656: Historic Preservation Internship

HIST 699: Introduction to Graduate History

 

Professional Affiliations

Member, The Vernacular Architecture Forum