in Museum Practice Program Alumni 1993
The fellowship reports which are highlighted in bold type, illustrate the diversity of museums and professional interest of the field.
Lucy B. Alexander (Award
of Merit) Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St.
"The Public / Private Partnership: Beyond Giving",
Maryland Historical Trust, Crownsville, MD
“'Museums in Motion: An Introduction to the
History and Function of Museums' , a New Edition”,
December 2005 and January 2006
Publication: Museums in Motion: An Introduction to the History and Functions of Museums, Lanham, MD: Altamira Press, 2007
Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia
"An investigation into the use of archival film and
photography in museum exhibitions", 1998
Cristina Barbosa de Almeida Universidade
de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Possibilities and strategies for implementing the museum
library into the activities of other museum departments",
Jennifer Anderson-Lawrence Historic
Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, NY
"The Nursery of Living Thought: The Role of Public Education
at the National Museum of
American History", 1996
Dr. Olaug Andreassen – Fellow in Museum Practice
Documentalist/Anthropologist, Oslo, Norway
“Making Digitised Collections Useful. What can we learn from current Smithsonian work with source communities?”
Robert Baron New York State Council on the Arts, Folk Arts Program, New York, NY
"Curating the Intangible through Public Programs", 2007-8
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
"The changes that are occurring in decisions about collecting
and the implications of those changes on collecting
strategies and practices." 2001
Presentation: "From Consultation to Partnership: Maori Participation in Museum Governance" at The Museum: A World Forum, a conference at the University of Leicester, UK, April 26, 2006
With Potaka, U. "NgaTtaonga Tuhono - Treasures that Bind People" in Te Ara: Journal of Museum Aotearoa, 2003.
"Maori and Museums: The Politics of Indigenous Recognition," in Museums, Society, Inequality, edited by R. Sandell, London: Routledge, 2002.
"Recent Constitutional Changes at Wanganui Regional Museum" with S. Dell and R. Wills in Te Ara: Journal of Museums Aotearoa, vol. 27, No. 2, 2002.
Butts, D. (2002). Maori and Museums: The politics of indigenous recognition. In R. Sandell (Ed.), Museums, Society, Inequality (pp. 225-243). London: Routledge.
Butts, D., Dell, S., & Wills, R. (2002). Recent Constitutional Changes at Wanganui Regional Museum. Te Ara: Journal of Museums Aotearoa, 27(2), 37-40.
Potaka, U. and D. Butts, (2003). Nga Taonga Tuhono – Treasures That Bind People. Te Ara: Journal of Museums Aotearoa.
Butts, D. (2003). Maori and Museums: The politics of Indigenous Recognition. PhD Thesis in Museum Studies, Massey University.
Butts, D. (2006). Māori Participation in Museum Governance. Te Putake 1: 39-44.
Butts, D. (2006). Museum Governance, indigenous recognition and (in)tolerant multiculturalism. New Zealand Sociology 21(1): 89-107.
Butts, D. (2007). Museums. In: Fields, A. and R. Young, (Eds.) Informing New Zealand: Libraries, Archives and Records. Open Polytechnic of New Zealand. Pp. 203-215
Butts, D. (2007). Māori, Museums and the Treaty of Waitangi: the changing politics of representation and control. In: Knell, S. et al. Museum Revolutions: how museums change and are changed. London: Routledge. Butts, D. (2007). Every Garment Tells a Story: Exploring Public Collections. In: Labrum, B. et al. (Eds.) Looking Flash: clothing in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Auckland University Press.
Julie K. Brown Author and independent researcher, San
Antonio, Texas 2003
"Making the ‘Speaking Picture': Displays
for Health at International Expositions 1876-1904"
Pietro Cerreta (Award
of Merit) LeRuote Quadrate Calitri, ITALY
"Explorations into ways of combining science history
and theory with hands-on museum exhibits effectively
for a broad, general audience, and especially for school-age
Jean Cooper The Natural History
Museum, London, England
"Access for all: Integrating accessible design into
exhibition and educational programmed
Joe Cox The Conservancy
of Southwest Florida Naples, Florida
"The development and use of interdisciplinary handouts
as an effective method of increasing retention in young
museum visitors", 2000
Antonio Delgado (Award
of Merit) University Of New Mexico at Taos,
Ranchos de Taos, NM
"New Mexico's Moradas: Developing a Museum Policy Partnership
with the Hispanic
Ann Elizabeth Denkler
Alexandria Archeology, Alexandria, VA
"Interpreting Utopia Through Interactive Community Experiences
in Greenbelt, Maryland", 1996
"Dressing Many Parts: Curating a Community-Centered Exhibition on Ritual Clothing" in the Virginia Association of Museums News Magazine, 2002.
"Alexandria Archaeology Museum Celebrates Virginia Archaeology Month" in The Alexandria Guide: Celebrating the Arts in Alexandria, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2001.
"Handling Issues of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity: Constructing and Understanding an Interactive Exhibition on Domestic Technology in a Small Community Museum" in Current Trends in Visitor Behavior, May 1996.
Cheryl Fox (Award of Merit) Maryland Museum of African American History and Culture
"Ways in which museum exhibitions whose primary subject
is a distinct cultural group, can attract broad audiences
who are not members of that cultural group ." 2001
Rebecca A. Fuller (Award
of Merit) Independent Scholar, Winston-Salem,
"The Tactile Exhibit: Topics, Concepts and Techniques"
Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
"In Quest of Myth: A Prototype Multi-Museum Tour at
the Smithsonian", 1995
Arts Management Program, American Univeristy, Washington,
"Developing Pedagogical Tools For More Effective Interim
Museum Directorships", 2004
Dr. Helen Graham Research Associate, International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies
Newcastle University, UK
“Museums for Us: Exploring museums with people with intellectual disabilities”
Jessica S. Hall Newseum,
"Telling Old Stories, New Ways: Using New Technology
to Create Interactive Learning Experiences," 2004
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Title of Study : From Collecting to Sharing: Grass-roots museums culture and public education 2010
L. Harth Montgomery Gallery, Pomona
College, Claremont, CA
"Old Traditions/New Obligations: Museums and the Management
of Indigenous Collections",
Publication: "Learning from Museums with Indigenous Collections: Beyond Repatriation" in Curator, Vol. 4, No. 4, 1999.
George E. Hein, PhD. ,
Lesley University Cambridge, MA
Democracy and Museums: The Social Responsibility of Museums 2010
Claudia Hernandez The New
Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
"Educational Outreach to Minority High School Youth
Audiences through Museum- School Based Programming",
Farm and Ranch Heritage Foundation Las Cruces, NM
"The Curation and Use by Museums of 'Sensitive'
Native American Photographic
Images: Stepping Back to Look at the Big Picture",
"Mission, Strategy, and the cost of Quality in Nonprofit Cultural and Arts Organizations" in D.H. Nagao (ed.) Proceedings of the Sixty-Third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (CD). ISSN 1543-8643 (lead author with B. Daily and J. Weisinger), 2003.
Traditional History Study of Navajo National Monument: An Ethnographic Literature Review of Publications on Hopi, Zuni, and Navajo. Prepared for the National Park Service (with M. Norcini and L. Hieb), 2001.
"Photography as social and economic exchange: Understanding the challenges posed by photography of Zuni religious ceremonies" in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, Vol. 20, No. 3, 1996.
"Curating and controlling Zuni photographic images" in Curator, Vol. 39, No. 2, 1996
Christian Holtorf, PhD.
Head, Department for Academic and Public Programs
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden
Title of Study: The Impact of Public Lectures on the Production of Knowledge. A Case-Study: Representations of Arctic Research at the Smithsonian Institution from the 19th Century to the Present.
Sherry Hutt (Award of Merit) Independent researcher and cultural
resources educator, Phoenix, Arizona
"Legal Aspects of Ownership: Contrasting Cultural
and Biological Collections" 2002
Publication: Series editor. Yearbooks of Cultural Property Law, Walnut Crek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2007.
Charlie Keck La Casa
de la Ciencia, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas,
"School and Outreach Programs: Effective Approaches
in Science Museums", 1997
Deborah E. Kmetz State Historical
Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
"Seeing It With Your Own Eyes: The Nature of Visual
Communication in History Exhibits", 1993
Dr. Hadwig Kraeutler– Museum Educator
Belvedere Museum of Austrian Art, Vienna
Research topic: Alma Stephanie Wittlin (1899-1990). The Extraordinary Life and Work of an Inspiring Museologist
Christina Kreps University of Denver Museum Studies / Anthropology
"Bridging the Gaps: Participatory Approaches to Museum
Development and Cultural Work", 1997
"Non Western Models of Museums and Curation in Cross-cultural Perspectives" in A Companion to Museum Studies. Edited by S. Macdonald. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
Liberating Culture: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Museums, Curation, and Heritage Preservation London: Routledge, 2003.
"Curatorship as Social Practice" in Curator Vol. 4, No. 3, 2003.
Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert, Cyprus University of Technology
Study Title: Museums and Visitor Photography: Art Experience, Reproduction and Memory2014
Karol Ann Lawson
Interim director, Sweet Briar College Art Museum and Galleries
Sweet Briar, VA
Research topic: “Not for Sale: Recent Deaccessioning Controversies in U.S. Museums”
Margaret A. Lindauer Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
"Inside, Out, and Back Again: The Relationship
of Museology and Curriculum Studies to Museum Education",
Presentation: "After the Critiques: Applying Critical Pedagogy to Exhibition Development" at The Museum: A World Forum, a conference at the University of Leicester, UK, April 27, 2006.
Publication: "What to Ask and How to Answer: A Comparative Analysis of Methodologies and Philosophies of Summative Exhbit Evaluation" in Museums and Society, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2005.
Dr. Phaedra Livingstone
Assistant Professor & Museum Studies Coordinator, Arts & Administration Program, University of Oregon (USA)
Touchstones, Touchscreens and Tall Tales: Interpretive Perspectives and Representational
Limitations Across the Process of Developing an Exhibition
Report expected 2014.
Carol E. Mayer
British Columbia Museum of Anthropology and associate
to the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University
of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2003 "International Collaboration - Addressing
the Legacy of Early Collecting Practices"
"The Traveler and the Island Belle: Frank Burnett's Photography in the Pacific" in a special edition of the Journal of Pacific History, 2005
"Gladsome Moments: From the Museum to the Academy...and Back?" in Journal of Museum Management and Curatorship. Vol. 20, No. 2, 2005.
"Take out those Nasty Red Labels: Interventions as Agents of Change in a Teaching Museum" in Museum Anthorpology. Vol. 26, No. 2, 2003.
"University Museums: Distinct Sites of Intersection for Diverse Communities" in Museologia. Vol. 3, 2003.
D. Lynn McRainey Chicago
Historical Society Chicago, IL
"Interpreting History Through Interactive Experiences,
Susan Miner Wichita-Sedgwick County
Historical Museum, Wichita, KS
"A Learning Style Assessment at the National Zoo", 1993
Programa de Museos Comunitarios y Ecomuseos Oaxaca
"Cultural Appropriation and Community Museums", 1995
Publication: "Community Museums and Global Connections: the Union of Community Museums of Oaxaca" in Museum Frictions: Public Cultures/Global Transformation. Edited by Karp, Krantz, Szwaja, and Ybarra-Frausto. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2006.
Dr. Theano Moussouri—Fellow in Museum Practice
Lecturer in Museum Studies, University College London, Institute of Archaeology (London, UK)
Study Title: Cooperative learning: An integrated approach to co-designing and researching family learning experiences in museums and other informal learning contexts
December 2011, April 2012, July/August 2012
Ogilvie United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum, Washington, DC
"Lessons Learned from Memorial Museums and Sites
of Conscience: A Study of Best Practices and Guiding
Vishwamitra Oree Rajiv Gandhi Science Center,
"Effective Science Museum / School Partnerships," 2008
Segametsi C. Radise Botswana National Museum, Gaborone, Botswana
"An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Educational
Programs in Relation to the School Curriculum Needs",
Ratcliffe Maryland Science Center,
"Kid Stops: Integrating parenting skills information
into exhibits for the early childhood audience",
Charles R. Regier
Kauffman Museum North Newton, KS
"An analysis for current approaches to traveling museum
exhibitions and the development new solutions for use in the production of such exhibits",
Jessica Sack (Award
of Merit) Yale University Art Gallery, New
"The Opportunities and Barriers for Teaching Teachers
to use Museum Collections as Primary Sources",
Richard P. Sandell
Leicester University, England "Museums and the
Combating of Prejudice", 2004
"Museums and Disability Representation," a poster presentation with others at The Museum: A World Forum a conference at the University of Leicester, UK, April 25-27, 2006.
“Museums and the Representation of Sexual Minorities”, panel presentation at American Association of Museums Annual Conference, Boston, USA, 27 April – 1 May 2006.
“Museums and the Reframing of Difference” keynote presentation to the international conference, ‘Making Cultural Heritage Truly Inclusive’, National Museum of Finland, 11-12 October 2007.
Museums, Prejeduce and the Reframing of Difference London: Routledge, 2006.
Museums, Prejudice and the Reframng of Differences, London and New York: Routledge, 2007.
Carmony Chair of History, Associate Professor, and Editor, Indiana Magazine of History,
U. of Indiana, Bloomington
Research topic: "The City's Museum and the Museum's City: The Urban Landscape and Museum Practice in Europe and North America, 1850-2000"
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Austria
"Issues related to the manner in which human remains
are presented in museum exhibitions", 2000
Shinde Birla Academy of Art &
Culture, Century Bhavan Mumbai, INDIA
"The philosophies, methodologies, and practices across
the spectrum of photographic collections in museums
and archives, while identifying ways in which interdisciplinary
access to photographs can be broaded." 2001
Cindi Steffan Manitoba Museum of
Man and Nature Winnipeg, Canada
"An Examination of Best Practices in Alternative Work
Models, Looking at Successful Implementation within
the Museum Sector", 1997
Martha Gutierrez Steinkamp (Award
of Merit) Resource Specialist Ft. Lauderdale,
"In search of exchange: An analysis of the application
of current museum theory – the development of
participatory outreach programs and exhibits in culturally
diverse communities" 2000
Cohen Stratyner The New York Public
Library for the Performing Arts NYC, NY
"An exploration of practices in the presentation
of personal narratives and oral histories in
exhibitions intended to serve multi-generational and
/ or multi-cultural audiences", 2000
Andrew Jay Svedlow
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
"Life Long Learning and Museums: In Pursuit of
Dawson City Museum and Historical Society Dawson City Yukon,Canada
"A Project to Examine and Compare Experiences with,
and Attitudes toward, Repatriation of First Nations
Material and Documentary Heritage, in some Canadian
and United States Museums, with the intent to Develop
Models for Repatriation Negotiations and Activities",
Martin Tillett Howard B. Owens Science
Center, Lanham-Seabrook, MD
"The Development of Science Education Lessons about
Maryland Dinosaurs", 1994
Dr. Gail Thakur– Anthropology, Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland
“From Historical Trauma to Museum Exhibition: The Social Life of Material Self-Expression in The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese-American Internment Camps, 1942–1946”
Selma Thomas Independent Scholar,
Research topic: "An Examination into the Impact of Web 2.0 on Museum Exhibitions"
George Mason University, Arlington,
"Museum Merchandising: An Exploration of its Uses
and Limitations", 2004
Publication: "Caveat Venditor? Museum Merchandising, Nonprofit Commercialization and the Case of the Metropolitan Museum in New York" in VOLUNTAS-International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofict Organizations 2006.
“The Role and Changing Face of Non-market Provision of Culture in the United States” in MUSEUM International No. 232 (Vol. 58. No. 4, 2006). UNESCO 2006
Book review of Whose Muse? Art Museums and the Public Trust in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly Sage Publications 2008. View Link
Lea Foster Warden Independent Researcher
IMPACT: The Traveling Exhibit Industry and Sustainability, February - April 2007
Publication: co-authoring an essay about greening registration departments for the 5th edition of the New Museum Registration Methods (Buck & Gilmore)
Presentation: "lunchtime discussion" about greening exhibit design and transport at the Feb. 2009 California Association of Museums annual conference
Peter H. Welsh Arizona State
University , Tempe , AZ
“Paradox in Museum Practice”, June – August 2006
Song Xiang-guang Arthur M. Sackler
Museum of Art and Archaeology, Peking University
Beijing, People's Republic of China
"Museum Collection Management: An Applied Project
Designed for the Arthur Sackler Museum of Art and Archaeology
at Peking University", 1993
Tongyun Yin Tsinghua University
, Beijing , China
“Dynamic Intersection: Museums and the Safeguarding
of Intangible Cultural Heritage” December 2005
– March 2006
Alessia Zorloni Research Associate “Strategic Management for Contemporary Art” (a project of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)) Vienna, Austria
Research topic: "Achieving Excellence: Investigation into the Use of Performance Indicators in Museums"