Itohan Osayimwese, Assistant Professor of Art History, wins Jeffrey Cook Award


Contributed by Itohan Osayimwese

Itohan Osayimwese, Assistant Professor of Art History received the 2012 Jeffrey Cook Award from the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE).

IASTE is a forum for the comparative, cross-cultural, and interdisciplinary study of traditional dwellings and settlements as an expression of cultural conventions. The organization awards two Jeffrey Cook Awards at its biennial conference--to the author of the best paper written by a scholar and to the author of the best paper written by a student. Professor Osayimwese received the 2012 scholar award for her paper, "Architecture and the Myth of Authenticity During the German Period in Cameroon." The paper will be published in IASTE's semi-annual refereed Journal, Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review.