Member Profile: Christine Casey07 June 2019
Christine Casey, Architectural Historian was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.
Christine Casey is professor in Architectural History at Trinity College Dublin. The artisans who built and decorated buildings in Dublin are a particular focus of her research, and her scholarship highlights their work and that of their fellow artisans across Europe. Her latest book, Making magnificence: architects, stuccatori, and the eighteenth-century interior (Yale University Press, 2017), was awarded the Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion by the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, for its outstanding contribution to the knowledge of architectural history.
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