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Grounded in research-based best practices, the Museology Graduate Program values innovation, critical thinking and leadership. It is a two-year interdisciplinary course of study designed to cultivate the tools and knowledge for students to advance the work of museums, informal learning environments and other valuable cultural institutions.

Program Website

Degree offered

  • Master of Arts (Museology)

Program director/interdisciplinary group chair

  • Jessica Luke, Teaching Professor, Information School

Interdisciplinary faculty group

The following are the core/voting graduate faculty members of the interdisciplinary group. For a complete list of faculty active in the program, see the program website.

  • Rick Bonus, Professor, Department of American Ethnic Studies
  • Mary Kay Gugerty, Professor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
  • Jin Ha Lee, Associate Professor, Information School
  • Jessica Luke, Teaching Professor, Information School
  • Meena Selvakumar, Assistant Teaching Professor, Information School
  • Katie H Taylor, Associate Professor, College of Education
  • Joseph Tennis, Professor, Information School