2013 Graduates

Laura Marie Barber

Building Bridges: The James R. Lee Collection, exhibited in the Chinese Center of the San Francisco Public Library, November 3, 2012-February 7, 2013; Department Honoree, 2013 Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Museum Studies

Julie Andrea Dzurnak

Within These Old Walls: Collections Care and Sustainability in Historic House Museums; Co-President Emerita, Museum Studies Student Association.

Erica Louise Ellis

Save Our Ship: The Creation of the USS Hornet Museum.  On exhibit at the USS Hornet Museum.

Lauren Elisabeth Etchells

Concepts, Context, and Curation: Interpretation in Modern and Contemporary Art Museums

Laura Diane Fies

Three Dimensional Digitization for Museum Collections: The Technology and its Uses

Sara Anne Gray

Management Techniques for Federal Archaeological Collections

Ashley Catherine Kane

Horrific Legacies: Exhibiting Communism in Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe

Corinne Marie Kelly

Presenting Culture: How Museums Are Helping Children Understand and Appreciate Diversity

Mackenzie Barrett Kelly

Open Wide! The Progression of Dentistry Through Instrument Evolution, exhibited at the University of the Pacific's Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, April 2013

Sarah A. Kimmerle

Collaborating With Artists in Museums of Contemporary Art

Pia Malaika Loft

The Display Choice: The Venn Diagram of Collections Management and Exhibition Design

Shelley Joanne Lorentzen Black

Important Components of Institutional Planning for Museums

Deirdre M. MacMillan

Where the Sectors Converge: Corporate Donations to American Museums.

Kristina Marie March

Igniting the Spark: The Use of Teenage Volunteers in Museums

Melinda Marie McCrary

Cleaning Out the Cobwebs: Housekeeping Plans in Museum Collections Storage Areas

Allyson Michel Metzler

Education, Entertainment or Edutainment? An Analysis of Educational Theory in Museum Public Programs

Haley Larine Nielsen

The Endowment Trend: An Investigation into Museum Endowment Policy and Management. Co-President Emerita-Museum Studies Student Association.

Elizabeth Marie Olveda

The Condition of Condition Reports: Measuring the Baseline for Preservation

Carol Jane Reif

Locally Grown: An Interactive Exhibition for the Palo Alto Art Center Reopening, exhibited at the Palo Alto Art Center, October 2012

Martha Raquel Pacheco Rose

If These Walls Could Talk: Conservation Issues of Depression-Era Public Murals

Sadie Eileen Peckens

Delivering Socially Engaged Programming: Tools, Methods and Models

Christine Elizabeth Thalls

Larkspur: Connecting Past and Present Through Photography, exhibited at Larkspur City Hall, March 2013

Ashley B. Thomas

Social Media and Contemporary Art Collections: Engaging Effectively

Aurora Alene Tucker

Heritage Preservation Issues at Decommissioned Military Bases

Kristin Anna Uhlemeyer

The Role of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment Within the Visitor-Centered Museum; Recipient of the 2011-2012 Provost's Scholar Award for Museum Studies

Jessica Colleen Williams

Developing and Managing Digital Collections in Museums