William Craft Brumfield, photographer, historian of Russian architecture, is Professor of Slavic studies at Tulane University. He is the author of a number of works on Russian architecture. In 2002 Brumfield was elected to the State Russian Academy of Architecture and in 2006 to the State Russian Academy of Arts. In 2014 he received the D.S. Likhachev Prize "for outstanding contributions to the preservation of the historic and cultural heritage of Russia".