B.F.A., Cornell University
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Fine Arts
M.S. in Historic Preservation and Advanced Certificate in Architectural Conservation, University of Pennsylvania
As Lecturer, John teaches Applications of Digital Media in Preservation which focuses on developing a comprehensive understanding of the use of diverse software packages as a single integrated tool in Historic Preservation. Recent teaching projects include a joint effort with the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico in San Juan Puerto Rico for which the team received an Education Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects. As research specialist for the Architectural Conservation Laboratory, he is presently involved with a wide range of projects including the Merchant's Exchange Building at Independence National Historical Park as well as Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico.
Photo shows John Hinchman measuring wall profiles at Fort Union National Monument. Credit: Nate Hammitt.