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PhD, President

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Dr. Gruber is an architectural historian, historic preservationist, and founder of Gruber Heritage Global (GHG), a cultural resources consulting firm. He serves as consultant and advisor to numerous organizations, institutions, private foundations, government agencies, and individuals. He was founding-director of the Jewish Heritage Program of the World Monuments Fund and Research Director of the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad. As a volunteer, Dr. Gruber is President of the Arts & Crafts Society of Central New York and past president of the Preservation Association of Central New York. With Bruce Harvey, he has carries out cultural resource surveys and National Register nominations for Syracuse and Binghamton. Since 1994, he has been part-time instructor in Jewish Studies, Art History, and Religion at Syracuse University and has also taught at Binghamton, Colgate, and Cornell Universities. Dr. Gruber recently curated two on-line exhibitions: Synagogues of the South for the College of Charleston and Romaniote Memories for Queens College. He writes the blog “My Central New York,” and during the pandemic presented the Facebook feature “W.W. Warding off the Virus”.


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