Tim Davis

Historian
National Park Service

Tim Davis is a historian for the U.S. National Park Service. His writings on parks, parkways, and other aspects of the American landscape have appeared in numerous publications including Landscape Journal, Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture, Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes, and America’s National Park Roads and Parkways: Drawings from the Historic American Engineering Record. He has also taught courses on landscape history, theory, and preservation at the University of Texas, the University of Maryland, and the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in Decorative Arts, Design and Culture. He received his bachelor’s degree in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard College and a PhD in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.