Dr. Sandra Olsen
Interim Director and Professor of Museum Studies, Senior Curator of Archaeology, Biodiversity Institute
Spooner Hall, room 6E

Professor Olsen is an Old World Prehistorian, specializing in zooarchaeology, the study of animal remains from ancient sites, and Arabian rock art. She was formerly the director of the Center for World Cultures at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Brandy Ernzen, program coordinator
Program Coordinator, she/her/hers
Lippincott Hall, room 6

Contact Brandy for:

  • Questions about MUSE and to schedule campus visits (online or in person) for prospective students
  • Course scheduling questions and permission numbers for current students
  • MUSE events and communications
  • Student support/resource referrals both on- and off-campus

Fall semester in-person office schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Bethany Harris
Graduate Academic Advisor
Lippincott Hall, room 6

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

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