Pauline Saliga is the Executive Director of the Society of Architectural Historians, an international not-for-profit membership association with a dual role.  SAH is a professional association for people who teach the history of the built environment and it is a public outreach platform that shares new research with design professionals and broad publics. Prior to serving as Director of SAH, Saliga had a museum career holding curatorial positions in the Department of Architecture at the Art Institute of Chicago, and at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.


Master’s degree in art history and curatorial work from the University of Michigan.  Bachelor’s degree in art history and art from Northern Illinois University.  Two years of study in the arts and humanities at DePaul University.


At SAH Saliga worked with creative teams of editors, technology experts and publishers to launch three digital humanities projects:

SAH Archipedia, a peer-reviewed, mapped and illustrated online database of American architecture and landscapes
SAHARA, a shared archive of architectural images for teaching and research
JSAH Online, one of the first multimedia scholarly journals


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