Museology Master of Arts Program


April 6, 2021

Decision-Making at the Executive Level: How Boards of Trustees and Search Firms Hire Art Museum Executive Directors

Research Thesis by Devin Riley

Exploring the Relationship Between Empathy for Animals and Environmental Self-Efficacy in Zoo and Aquarium Visitors

Research Thesis by Linnea Johnson

June 5, 2020

Carrying on through the Covid Crisis: Talking Remote Internships with Sarah Huckaby

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the way that we work and learn.  It has not, however, stopped our students from pursuing internships remotely and building their resumes in preparation for careers in museums, whatever they may look like moving forward.  One such student is Sarah Huckaby (Class of 2021), who has…

May 11, 2020

Creating a Culture of Evaluation – Sena Dawes (Alumni Spotlight)

Sena Dawes (Class of 2016) is the Manager of Institutional Evaluation at the Missouri Historical Society. Prior to taking on her current position, Sena had served as their Coordinator of Evaluation & Audience Development. As an exemplar of our specialization in evaluation, we reached out to Sena to learn more about the storied career she…

May 1, 2020

By the Numbers: The Diverse Theses of the Class of 2020

Recently, our second-year students delivered short presentations on their thesis work for their peers and faculty, providing a glimpse into the awesome variety of research and projects our graduating students are undertaking.  Not only do these presentations give insight into the breadth of topics our students undertake, but also showcases the tremendous work students has…

April 20, 2020

Making Meaning: New Models of Museum Interpretation (Course Highlight)

We at the UW Museology Graduate Program are pleased to include a wide array classes, covering every area of museum practice, in our curriculum.  For the last two years, we have been delighted for the chance to offer a course on museum interpretation.  What follows is one student’s reflection on how this course has helped…

April 17, 2020

Inclusion of Community-Driven Substance Abuse Recovery Support Groups in Museum Settings: How Physical Spaces Can Contribute to Healing Communities

Project by Meg Konkol (2019)

November 21, 2019

Pushing the Needle: Object Based Museum and Source Community Collaborations

Thesis by Molly R. Winslow (2017)

More than Just a Novelty? Museum Visitor Interactions with 3D Printed Artifacts

Thesis by Tasia L. Williams (2017)

Exploring International Repatriation between U.S. Museums and First Nations in Canada

Thesis by Elizabeth Wessels (2017)

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