David Frazer Lewis received his doctorate from the University of Oxford in 2014. His thesis examined the work of Giles Gilbert Scott, designer of the red telephone kiosk, Battersea Power Station, Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, and the House of Commons chamber. His current research focuses on British architecture in the first decades of the twentieth century, particularly the ways that architects thought about psychology and religion. He is the editor of True Principles, the peer-reviewed journal of the Pugin Society.
Courtney Skipton Long received her bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College, and her MA and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. Long’s interests range from the medieval to the nineteenth century with a particular focus on architecture, architectural sculpture, the intersection of architectural history and natural science, and the Gothic Revival in Britain. She has held curatorial and research internships at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme; and most recently was the Zvi Grunberg Postdoctoral Fellow at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. Long has curated several exhibitions, including a display of prints and drawings titled Pugin, Prisons, and the Plight of the Poor at the Huntington Library, San Marino; Canvas and Cast, an exhibition of paintings and sculpture from the permanent collection at the Bruce Museum; and Spring into Summer with Andy Warhol and Friends, which she co-curated with Professor Kenneth Silver, New York University. She holds the Treasurer and Membership Chair position on the board of the Historians of British Art (HBA), and has served as the Editor of the HBA newsletter since 2016.