Ph.D., Princeton University School of Architecture; Princeton, NJ.
Recipient of numerous awards, including Architectural History Foundation, Kress and Fulbright Foundation grants. Former positions include Director of Syracuse University in Florence, Director of University of Miami School of Architecture Rome Program, and lecturer at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.Professional experience includes work at architectural firms in Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Miami, including Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk.
Publications include Prato: Architecture, Piety, and Political Identity in a Tuscan City-State, published in 2008 by Yale University Press,and a series of articles on Italian Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture and urban design for the German publishinghouse Könemann Verlag. Alick Macdonnel McLean teaches theMediterranean City, Artistic Patronage of the Medici, Italian Hill Towns, and the Greek Odyssey for Syracuse University in Florence.