Staff

Dr. Peter H. Welsh
Director & Professor of Museum Studies
785-864-5702
Lippincott Hall, room 6

Professor Welsh's research has addressed a range of issues including the historical and legal background by which museums have come to control culturally sensitive objects; the public representation and interpretation of culture; and concerns over the sustainability of local history museums. He has worked with native cultures in Wyoming and the Southwest, and has conducted archaeological research in Arizona and China.  He earned his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania.

Brandy Ernzen, program coordinator
Program Coordinator
785-864-6408
Lippincott Hall, room 6

Brandy assists with recruiting and marketing efforts, office administration, and some student support duties for the Museum Studies Program. Contact Brandy to schedule a campus visit – we love visitors! A proud Jayhawk alum, Brandy graduated from KU with a bachelor's degree in advertising and broadcast management.

Bethany Harris
Graduate Academic Advisor
785-864-0778
Lippincott Hall, 6A

Bethany assists with graduate student policies and processes for the Museum Studies program.


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