Kevin Coffee

Kevin Coffee is a museum scholar, archaeologist and educator and holds post-graduate degrees (MA) in museum studies and in archaeology from the University of Leicester in the UK. Over the past three decades he has advised philanthropic individuals, museums and other non-profit organizations on the preservation and interpretation of material culture, buildings and landscapes in North America, Asia and Europe. His research explores social practices and built culture of 18th, 19th and 20th century trans-Atlantic societies, including industrialization, urbanization, and ideas of class, gender and ethnicity. In current work, he focuses on the ideo-cultural factors that overlay and undergird industrialization and urbanization in the modern era.