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Museums Studies Minor Staff

Christy Elkins

Christy Elkins is the student services assistant for both History of Art and the Museum Studies Minor. She schedules field trips and administers internships for undergraduate museum studies students. She is also the front desk person for History of Art. If you have a question, she can answer it or direct you to someone who can!

 

Bradley Taylor

Brad Taylor became the Associate Director of the Museum Studies Program in 2004. He teaches in both the graduate and undergraduate programs, coordinates student internships, and actively supports the Museum Studies Program's varied public programs. His research interests include the effect of surrogation on the museum experience and the evolving role of the museum in society. Brad is a graduate of an earlier iteration of Michigan's museum program and holds his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan's School of Information. In his years of travel throughout the museums of the world, he has found no object more intriguing than Thomas Edison's last breath (in a bottle!), displayed at the Henry Ford.

 

Kimberly Wolf

Kim Wolf's position as student services assistant involves scheduling, maintaining and updating the department time schedule and course descriptions each term. She also facilitates concentration advising appointments for students and provides support to concentration advisors, and arranges class field trips to local museums for faculty in the department. During peak times such as admissions and recruitment, she provides support and back up to the senior student administrator.