About Preservation Education & Research (PER)

Mission:

The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) launched Preservation Education & Research (PER) in 2007 as part of its mission to exchange and disseminate information and ideas concerning historic environment education, current developments and innovations in conservation, and the improvement of historic environment education programs and endeavors in the United States and abroad.

Procedure:

  • An annual hard copy volume
  • Editor(s) will be selected for a 3 years term based on their proposal. The support from their institution (university, college, department, program) may be considered as part of the proposal.
  • Editor(s) will serve as non voting members on NCPE Executive Board, and as such will receive the minutes of the board’s meetings
  • Editor(s) will submit an annual report that will also include the budget for the journal
  • Papers will go through a blind peer review process
  • NCPE will be copyrighted for the content of the journal
  • The journal will include a multidisciplinary Editorial Board. The 3-6 members of this board will be appointed by the NCPE Executive Board and the editors
  • The journal may include ads related to preservation education (text books, programs, certificate). NCPE will determine the price for these ads. This revenue will support the editors’ travel to NCPE meetings
  • The journal will be part of NCPE membership benefits
  • NCPE and Historic Urban Plans will fund the production of the journal

Editors:

  • Jeremy Wells, Roger Williams University (jwells@rwu.edu)
  • Rebecca Sheppard, University of Delaware (rjshep@udel.edu)

Book Review Editor:

  • Gregory Donofrio, University of Minnesota (donofrio@umn.edu)

Editorial Board:

  • Michael Tomlan, Cornell University
  • Vince Michael, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Ted Ligibel, Eastern Michigan University
  • Carter Hudgins, Clemson University
  • Steven Hoffman, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Andréa Livi Smith, University of Mary Washington
  • Paul Hardin Kapp, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Robert Young, University of Utah

Reviewers:

The editors compiled a database of more than 200 potential reviewers in various topics pertinent to preservation education and research.

Subscribe to PER

To subscribe: Subscription payments can be made online at the NCPE Shop, or send a check with name and mailing address to PER, c/o NCPE, Box 291, Ithaca, NY 14851
Subscription rate: $60.00 per year

About PER

PER disseminates international peer-reviewed scholarship relevant to historic environment education from fields such as historic preservation, heritage conservation, heritage studies, building and landscape conservation, urban conservation, and cultural patrimony.

ISSN 1946-5904

Call for Papers, Short Essays, and Book Reviews

PER welcomes article manuscripts, short responses to previously published articles (Forum essays), and book reviews on topics relevant to historic environment education from fields such as historic preservation, heritage conservation, heritage studies, building and landscape conservation, urban conservation, and cultural patrimony. International submissions (in English) are encouraged.

Only original work that has not been published previously and is not under review elsewhere will be considered.

Refer to the guidelines for authors for more information.