Leading an architectural tour 

Leading an architectural tour 

W. Barksdale Maynard

email: barksdalemaynard@gmail.com
phone: 302-478-6865

Lecturer in art and architectural history at Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University, 2002-15; at University of Delaware and Delaware College of Art and Design, 1997-2005.  Author of seven books and more than 100 articles in 27 magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post and the New York Times.  Studio artist and illustrator since 1998.  Visit him on Amazon.com and LinkedIn

 

BOOKS

The Brandywine:  An Intimate Portrait (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014)

Princeton:  America's Campus (Penn State University Press, 2012)

Woodrow Wilson:  Princeton to the Presidency (Yale University Press, 2008)

Buildings of Delaware, Buildings of the U.S. Series (University of Virginia Press, 2008)

Walden Pond:  A History (Oxford University Press, 2004)

Architecture in the United States, 1800-1850 (Yale University Press, 2002)

 

CO-AUTHORED BOOKS

The Talent Mandate:  Why Smart Companies Put People First, with Andrew Benett and Ann O'Reilly (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)

Consumed:  Rethinking Business in the Era of Mindful Spending, with Andrew Benett and Ann O'Reilly (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) 

 

HONORS

Fair Play Foundation grant, 2014, Brandywine

101 Great New Jersey Books List, New Jersey Historical Commission NJ/350, 2013, Princeton

Princeton University Office of the Vice President grant, 2012, Princeton

Amazon.com bestselling business titles, 2010, Consumed

Richard P. McCormick Prize, New Jersey Historical Commission, 2009, Woodrow Wilson

Honor Book, New Jersey Council for the Humanities, 2009, Woodrow Wilson

Award of Merit, Am. Assn. for State and Local History, 2009, Buildings of Delaware

New Jersey Historical Commission Grant, 2007, Woodrow Wilson

Finalist, Herbert Feis Award, American Historical Association, 2005, Walden Pond

Julia Ward Howe Special Award, Boston Authors Club, 2005, Walden Pond

Certificate of Commendation, Am. Assn. for State and Local History, 2005, Walden Pond

Masters of Science Writing/Best Sci-Tech Books of 2004, Library Journal, Walden Pond

Founders' Award, Society of Architectural Historians, 2002

Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Fine Arts Award, 2001, Architecture

Wilbur Owen Sypherd Dissertation Prize, University of Delaware, 1997

University of Delaware Excellence in Teaching Award, 1996

Phi Kappa Phi, 1994

Phi Beta Kappa, 1988