Samuel D. Gruber, Ph.D, accomplished researcher, author, curator, and consultant, is founder and managing director of Gruber Heritage Global (GHG) – a cultural resources consulting firm. GHG includes the Jewish Heritage Research Center (JHRC), which Gruber has directed since 1995.
Gruber Heritage Global serves as consultant and adviser to numerous organizations, institutions, private foundations, government agencies and individuals.
Sam is a recognized expert in many aspects of art and architectural history and the historic preservation of architectural and cultural heritage sites. He has taught courses in art history and Jewish Studies part-time at Syracuse University since 1994 and is also Visiting Associate Professor of Jewish Studies at Cornell University.
Starting in 2019, he is on the faculty of Art Workshop International in Assisi, Italy, where he taught a 2-week course on medieval art, architecture and urbanism, and will art history again in 2020.
Sam is president (volunteer) of the International Survey of Jewish Monuments (ISJM) and the Arts & Crafts Society of Central New York (ACSCNY), and past president of the Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY).