Leslie N. Sharp is the associate vice provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development at Georgia Tech. Sharp teaches historic preservation in the College of Architecture, where she formerly served as the assistant dean of Academic Affairs and Outreach. Sharp holds a Ph.D. in History of Technology from Georgia Tech. Her research explores the impact of technology on people and places within the framework of historic preservation and gender. Sharp came to Georgia Tech from Middle Tennessee State University, where she held a joint appointment as an associate research professor for the Center for Historic Preservation and History Department. Sharp earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Georgia and her Master of Arts in History with an emphasis in Historic Preservation from Middle Tennessee State University. Her most recent book is Tennessee’s Dixie Highway: Springfield to Chattanooga (2011).