News & Publications

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Caitlin Clerkin (MSP14) had an article published in the American Journal of Archaeology.  Co-authored with former MSP Associate Director, Brad Taylor, “Online Encounters with Museum Antiquities” explores museums’ online initiatives for ancient Mediterranean and Middle Eastern collections.

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Anna Topolska (MSP11) who has published two recent essays: “Reflections on the Visual Truth and War Photography – A Historian’s Perspective” [Alex Grech (ed.), Media, Technology and Education in a Post-Truth Society. From Fake News, Datafication and Mass Surveillance to the Death of...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  KT Lowe (MSP11) was a contestant on Jeopardy this past spring.  Alas, there were no museum-related questions on the show.  When she is not competing on game shows, KT is the assistant librarian for instruction at Indiana University East, where in Spring...

Holiday greetings and annual update

Dear MSP colleagues, students, and friends, As the year comes to a close and we prepare for yet another holiday season in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, I am writing to you to share my continued excitement about Museum Studies at Michigan and...

Natural History Collections and Pandemic Preparedness

In this session, Cody Thompson and Kendra Phelps will discuss their article, “Preserve a Voucher Specimen! The Critical Need for Integrating Natural History Collections in Infectious Disease Studies,” published in January 2021. With COVID-19 as an example of the failed merger of host-pathogen research...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to…  Kathy Zarur (MSP05) is a San Francisco-based artist, curator, and educator now sharing her energies and talents as an Associate Professor of Art History at Skyline College, a community college in San Bruno, California.