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Associate Professor
History, Historic Preservation
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107
Specialty:historic preservation
Biography:Visser, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Historic Preservation Program, has been on the faculty since 1985. His research and teaching interests include advanced building conservation techniques, architectural landscape and history, and the history and conservation of barns and porches. He is the author of an award-winning book titled, "Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings" (1997) and co-author of, "Taking Care of Your Old Barn." (1995). More information on Visser, his courses and the Historic Preservation Program can be found online at