Museology Master of Arts Program

Students’ Theses


August 26, 2022

Lay Hold! A Directional Toolkit for the Associated Students of the University of Washington Shell House stəx̌ʷugʷił

Project Thesis by Emma (EJ) Opsal


July 25, 2022

#DemystifyingThesis with Dillyn Adamo

By Liz Mehrmann Dillyn Adamo created a multi-disciplinary science and art program for the UW Botanic Gardens, using printmaking techniques with natural found objects to observe and contemplate plant forms, anatomy, physiology, and species relationships.


July 13, 2022

#DemystifyingThesis with Michaela Kraft

by Liz Mehrmann Michaela Kraft developed a traveling educational program kit for the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, which included lesson plans, objects, and an original play for students 10 -13 yrs old.


June 23, 2022

#DemystifyingThesis with Kari Karsten

by Liz Mehrmann Kari Karsten developed an exhibit on contemporary indigenous female printmakers for the Seattle Art Museum (SAM). It is currently on display in the third floor galleries at SAM (June 15 – December 11, 2022).


April 8, 2021

Interpreting Hybridity: A Decolonizing Analysis of Museum Interpretation Strategies

Research Thesis by Shiro Burnette


Historical Thinking Through Historical Doing: The Impact of Wearing Armor on Visitor Thinking in Arms and Armor Galleries

Research Thesis by Michael Lowry Lamble


April 7, 2021

Confronting Stigma: The Museum’s Role in Suicide Prevention

Research Thesis by Elizabeth Sailors


What Asian Caregivers Observe About Their Children’s Learning During a Visit to the Children’s Museum

Research Thesis by Shiyu Sun


April 6, 2021

Connecting Generations: A Toolkit for Children’s Museums to Engage with Retirement Communities

Project Thesis by Gloria Yates


Modern Approaches to NAGPRA

Research Thesis by Brady Wolf



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