Savage, Kirk

Kirk Savage is professor of the history of art and architecture at the University of Pittsburgh.  He has been writing on public monuments for over twenty-five years.  His first book, Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America, won the 1998 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize as best book in American Studies.  In addition to academic publishing, he contributes opinion pieces and book reviews to the Washington Post.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Monument Wars: Washington, D.C., the National Mall, and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape
(Our Cover Feature of March 02, 2010)