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Sarah Dreller

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Architecture

Sarah M. Dreller is a Chicago-area educator and art historian specializing in how the scientific and industrial revolutions of the late-18th century impacted the development of art and architecture. She also has a professional background in project management and program coordination as well as a demonstrable record of proactive equity-focused decision-making.

Dreller is a qualified Architectural Historian under the United States Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards 36 CFR Appendix A to Part 61(c). As a public service to her community, she is a member of the City of Evanston’s Preservation Commission.

Dreller owns a landmarked farmhouse and spends much of her free time trying to make careful stewardship decisions about the building and its related landscape. She enjoys being active outside and discovering creative ways to combine art and science in the garden. 

PhD – Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago
MArchHist – Architectural History, University of Virginia
BA – International Affairs (history & economics), Florida State University

Editing Certificate – Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, University of Chicago
International Certificate of Spanish Language – Philology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Studio Coursework, University of South Florida
architectural design, theory, and materials & methods – School of Architecture & Community Design
photography – School of Art