Associate Professor of Architecture with a focus on Historic Preservation, Dr. Angela Lombardi, a native from Italy, is an expert in documentation and conservation of built heritage and its resilience. She has co-authored Historic Structure Reports on the convento structures of Missions Concepción and San José, part of the San Antonio Missions, Texas. She is one of the recipients of the grant: “The Sacred Places Heritage Resilience Network: A plan to increase disaster resilience in the Texas Gulf Coast region working through faith-based organizations in local communities”, funded by NPS, through the Texas Historical Commission. Internationally, Dr. Lombardi’s work has included projects at UNESCO World Heritage sites in Lebanon, in Iraq and in Lima, Peru. She is co-editor of the 2012 book: Lima, the Historic Center, Analysis and Restoration and of the 2019 book: History meets science between Abruzzo and Texas.