Denise Lawrence

Professor
(909) 869-2674
7-234/Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies
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As a socio-cultural anthropologist Denise Lawrence teaches in the area of behavioral factors. Her research interests focus on socio-cultural aspects of vernacular and modern housing, historic preservation and resource consumption. She has conducted research in rural southern Portugal and in southern California communities. She is co-editor of House Life: Space, Place and Family in Europe (Berg, 1999), The Anthropology of Space and Place (Blackwell, 2003), and has authored an ethnography on historic preservation in five southern California cities entitled Protecting Suburban America: Gentrification, Advocacy and the Historic Imaginary (Bloomsbury 2016).

Education

PhD
University of California, Riverside
1979
MA
University of California, Riverside
1976
BA
University of Southern California
1971