Students

Alex Adelmund, KU Graduate Student in the Museum Studies Master's Program.

B.S. in Historic Preservation (cum laude) and B.A. in History (cum laude) with a minor in German from Southeast Missouri State University.

No photo available for Tyler Allen, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

B.A. in African and African-American Studies from the University of Kansas

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B.S. in Historic Preservation and B.A. in Global Cultures & Languages: French Language Option (honors) from Southeast Missouri State University.

Lauren Bajorek, KU Graduate Student in the Museum Studies Master's Program.

B.A. in Anthropology with a minor in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas.

Sarah Ben-Ezra, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

B.A. in Anthropology (Socio-Cultural) and minors in Spanish and Art History (honors) from the University of North Texas

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B.S. in Communication Studies (honors) with minors in History and Humanities from Lee University.

Skye Conley, KU Graduate Student in the Museum Studies Master's Program.

B.A. in History from Pittsburg State University, 2017, Cum Laude Departmental Academic Honors. In addition to pursuing my master's degree in Museum Studies, I am also considering pursuing graduate certificates in American Studies and Historic Preservation. My area of interests include, the American South, difficult histories, popular culture, race & ethnicity, social movements & groups, fraternities and sororities, monuments, memorials, & cemeteries.   

 

Kennedy Dold, KU Graduate Student in the Museum Studies Master's Program.

M.A. (Honours) in History and Archaeology from the University of Edinburgh (Scotland).

Sarah Fulton, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

Sarah Fulton has a bachelor of arts in Journalism and Mass Communication and a bachelor of arts in History from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Her career desire is to work with small and local history museums to help them connect with their community. Other interests include all things BBC, baking and travel.

Kathleen Gepford, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

B.S. in Business Administration (Accounting) and minor in Anthropology from Kansas State University

Jordan Malhiot, KU Graduate Student in the Museum Studies Master's Program.

B.A. in Anthropology and History from the University of Kansas.

Melissa Mayhew, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

B.A. in Anthropology and History with a minor in East Asian Studies (honors) from Kansas State University

Kaitlin McGrath, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

B.A. in Public History from Western Michigan University (honors)

Head shot of Molly Nevius, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program.

Molly Nevius is the Learning Committees Coordinator at the Spencer Museum of Art, where she helps facilitate art integration into regional K-12 classrooms. In March 2019, she received fist place in the Liberal Arts Oral Presentation Division of the University of South Florida annual Student Showcase for Projects, Innovation, and Research for her presentation, “Swings of the Pendulum: Why Lee Krasner Matters.” Nevius has worked in arts administration for fourteen years, spearheading Studio 2030 and Breakthrou Marketing, and now looks to transition to a career in museum leadership and strategic planning.

Kate Ragland

B.A. in Anthropology from Northern Kentucky University; current master's student in Anthropology at the University of Kansas

Melissa Raynoha, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

Melissa graduated from Ithaca College with a B.A. in Anthropology and minor in Art History (honors).  She is interested in collections management, especially regarding issues related to the representation of marginalized communities and the preservation of their material culture, as well as pop culture within museums, more broadly. 

Kiera Schneider, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

Kiera graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in History. She is specializing in collections management and curation. Her area of interests are imperial collections and researching how museums can use their collections to highlight underrepresented narratives throughout history. 

Head shot of Megan Schwerman, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

Megan has a BFA in 3D Studio Art (honors) with a minor in Art History from Eastern Illinois University. Through KU’s program Megan hopes to practice skills and gain knowledge that will aid her in a career making exhibits. She currently has an internship assisting with exhibits in Watson Library.

 

Morgan Smith, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

B.A. in History and B.S. in Historical Preservation (honors) from Southeast Missouri State University

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B.A. in History with a minor in Art History and certificates in Museum Studies and Medieval Studies from the University of Iowa.

Sarah Thomas, graduate certificate student in KU's Museum Studies Program

Museum Studies graduate certificate student; B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Kansas

Inger Toraason, KU Graduate Student in the Museum Studies Master's Program.

B.S. in Biology and Spanish (graduated with distinction) with an honors certificate in the Biology Core Curriculum from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Head shot of Natalie Vondrak, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

B.S. in History (cum laude) from Iowa State University.

Anna Whitaker, student in KU Museum Studies master's program

Anna graduated with a B.S. in Geobiology (honors) from Pennsylvania State University. She is specializing in collections management and curation, and is continuing her paleontology research through an affiliation with the Biodiversity Institute. Her career goal is to become a curator in a natural history museum. In her free time, she enjoys watching hockey.

Kali Jo Wolkow, certificate student in KU's Museum Studies Program

Museum Studies graduate certificate student; currently pursuiing a Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Kansas

No photo available for Ashleigh Yallaly, student in KU's Museum Studies master's program

Ashleigh attended Arizona State University where she earned her bachelor's in Museum Studies. She has interned at various museums, including Arizona State University Art Museum, Phoenix Art Museum and the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum. She is primarily interested in pursuing a career in collections management, particularly in an art museum or gallery. Her interests include impressionist art, singing and Star Wars.


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