Dr. William Chapman
Preservation in the Caribbean: Colonial Inheritance, Tourism Pressures, and Technical Treatments

Dr. William Chapman, Director of the Pacific Preservation Consortium at the University of Hawaii, received a special 1992 Kress Mid-Career grant for travel and research for a book on preservation planning in the Caribbean. His research focuses on the economic pressures, tourism, technical treatments, ambivalence toward a Colonial heritage, and other issues common to the region. Dr. Chapman is also the recipient of grant funding from The Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Fine Arts (1994-95).