Selena Bagnara Milan is a Historic Preservation Architect and an Architectural Conservator, specialized in the management and contracting of projects in contingent work environments. She earned both her Master of Architecture and Bachelor & Master of Science degrees in Historic Preservation and Conservation (summa cum laude) at the University IUAV of Venice in Italy, as well as a Master of Science in Managerial Science at the University of Nova Gorica in Slovenia. She is currently completing an international doctoral programme (M.Phil/Ph.D.) in Economics and Techniques for the Conservation of the Architectural and Environmental Heritage, jointly established by IUAV and University of Nova Gorica. Her research interests include cultural resource management and interpretation, World Heritage studies, Modernist experiments and women architects, Palladian architecture, and scientific and cultural aspects of green retrofitting historic buildings. She is a guest lecturer for cultural institutions in the fields of sustainable historic preservation and heritage management, an AIA International Associate, and a member of the Italian Art Society.