Selected Alumni in Museums and Libraries

    Moriah Amit (B.A. Arch 2004) is the Senior Reference Services Librarian and genealogy specialist at the Center for Jewish History in New York City.
    Ronald Bluestone (B.A. Anth 1970, M.A. Anth 1975) is chief of the Science, Technology and Business Division of the Library of Congress. He began his career at the Library in 1971.
    Treloar [Tredennick] Bower  (M.A. Anth-MT 1997) is Curator of Partnerships at the Fort Collins Museum and Discovery Science Center.
    Felice [Kudman] Ciccione (B.A. Anth 1982) is a museum curator at the Gateway National Recreation Area (NY).
    Suzanne Crow (M.A. Anth-MT 1995) is Director for Library and Information Systems at The Spence School (New York, NY).
    Robin DeBlosi (M.A. Anth-MT 2003) is Marketing and Membership Manager at Danforth Art, a museum and school in Framingham, MA.  She previously did similar work at the Old South Meeting House, a well-known museum and historical site in Boston, MA.
    Lynn-Steven (Stevie) Engelke (B.A. Anth 1967) is Principal of Amazing Space, consultants in learning environments and educational programming. She spent 12 years as Director of Programs at the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies.
    Jennifer Ezell (M.A. Anth 2012) is Director of Public Engagement at the Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC.
    John Hansen (B.A. Anth-honors 1982) is a collections manager at the American Museum of Natural History, New York City.
    Stephanie Harris (M.A. Anth 2011) is Associate Reghistrar at the Phoenix Art Museum.
    Susan Heald (B.S. Chem, B.A. Anth-honors 1985) is a textile conservator at the National Museum of the American Indian.  One of her interests in Native American textiles and clothing.
    Ian Kerrigan (M.A. Anth 2005) is Director of Exhibitions at The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City.
    Karen Kramer (M.A. Anth 2000) is Curator of Native American Art at the Peabody Essex Museum.
    Alana [Kuperstein] Kulesa (M.A. Anth-MT 1998) is Director of Strategic Education Initiatives at the Carnegie Science Center, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.
    Mary Lister (B.A. Arch 1997) is Manager of Art Study Centers for the Harvard Art Museums. She holds a J.D. from Suffolk University.
    Clara Merchant (B.A. Arch 2012) is Coordinator of the Kitchen Lab at Thinkery—part of Austin’s Children’s Museum.
    Sarah Mezzino (B.A. Anth & Art Hist 2004) is the historical exhibition specialist at the Lawrenceville School (NJ). Her responsibilities include exhibition research, design, and installation, conservation, and preservation of decorative arts, and assisting with the renovation and redesign of Lawrenceville’s National Historic Landmark buildings.
    Willamarie Moore (M.A. Anth 2001) is Head of School Programs and Teacher Resources at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.
    Alexander Nyerges (B.A. Amer Civ & Anth 1982) is Director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA). In 2014, Alex was honored by the French government as Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres), an international association of leaders recognized for furthering the arts in France and throughout the world.  He also writes and lectures on photography.
    Catherine Prescott (M.A. Anth-MT 2015) is Assistant Director of the Keeler Tavern Museum in Ridgefield, CT.
    Julie Reilly (M.A. Anth-MT 1982) heads Omaha by Design, a museum and art conservation firm.
    Nicole Roush (M.A. Anth-MT 2010) is Education Coordinator at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art.
    Dara Shore (M.A. Anth 2013) works for the National Park Service’s Museum Management Program, updating their park-wide collections manual and crafting online exhibitions. She received a second M.A. in Museum Studies at GW.
    Paul Storch (M.A. Anth-MT 1982) works for the Minnesota Historical Society and has a private practice as a conservator and museum consultant.
    Stacey Thompson (M.A. Anth-MT 2007) is the Registrar at the Museum and Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood, SC.
    Steve Velasquez (M.A. Anth-MT 1994) is an Associate Curator in the Division of Home and Community Life in the National Museum of American History. There's a 2015 interview with him here.
    Elisabeth Ward (M.A. Anth-MT 1998) is Director of the Scandinavian Cultural Center at Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA). She holds a Ph.D. in Scandinavian Languages from UC-Berkeley (2012).
    Douglas Wicklund (B.A. Class Arch & Anth 1983, M.A. Anth 1986) is Senior Curator at the National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, VA.


Last updated October 17, 2017