Helen Thomas-Haney

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Helen M. Thomas-Haney is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Historic Preservation program at Columbia University’s GSAPP. She is also an Architectural Conservator and Principal at Jablonski Building Conservation (JBC). She earned a BA in Historic Preservation from The University of Mary Washington in 1998 and an MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University in 2002.

In her work with JBC, Thomas-Haney conducts conditions surveys and field inspections of buildings and objects. She also executes on-site and laboratory analysis of building materials, performs finishes investigations, and implements conservation treatments. Several of her projects have won Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards, The Preservation League of New York State Awards, and American Institute of Architects awards. Her special interests include masonry testing and modern materials.

Ms. Thomas-Haney is active in several professional conservation and preservation groups. She has presented papers on a variety of conservation topics including the conservation of historic concrete, the restoration of murals, historic finishes for architectural aluminum, the effect of heat and fire on architectural paint, and basic masonry investigative techniques. She is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works and is a board member of the Northeast Chapter of Association for the Preservation of Technology.

Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A6741‑1 Fall 2015
CONSERVATION WORKSHOP WOODLAWN CEMENTARY
Helen Thomas-Haney
655 SCHERM
TU 9 AM-1PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
88748
A6721‑1 Fall 2014
STONE CONSERVATION
Helen Thomas-Haney
655 SCHERM
T 09:00A-01:00PSCH SCHERMERHORN655
SES A= 9/2- 10/17
1.5 Points
94257