• Profile:

    Erica Forester is a decorative arts historian and lecturer on topics relating to the history of architecture, interiors and furniture, from antiquity to the present. She teaches courses on those subjects at Parsons, in person and online. She has also taught at NYU. She has been a guest lecturer at museums and historical societies. She serves as a consultant in creating interiors of a particular historic period. In the past she had her own interior design business specializing in residential design.

    Degrees Held:

    Columbia University , MA

    Cornell University, BA

    Parsons School of Design, AAS

    Professional Affiliations:

    Member of the Advisory Board at Lyndhurst, a Naional Trust historic site.

    Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society of Arts in the US)

    Research Interests:

    architectural history,design history,interior design

    Current Courses:

    Hist. of Interiors, 14-18 C. (Open Campus)

    Hist Interior: Napoleon/Graves (Open Campus)

    Decorative Arts to 1800 (Open Campus)

    Decorative Arts after 1800 (Open Campus)