The key to the Museum Studies Program's success is that each faculty member had a distinguished career in the museum profession prior to coming to GW to teach in the program. The program's faculty leverage their professional connections to the museum community for the benefit of our students not only for teaching and research, but also for job placement. To stay abreast of current issues and practices, the faculty continue to serve the museum community through professional consulting, publishing, lecturing, and volunteer positions on professional boards and conferences which further raises the reputation of the program.
The Museum Studies Program could not function without its distinguished part-time faculty. The wealth of experienced museum professionals in the D.C. area who are willing to teach what they practice allows the program to offer a broad range of courses in all facets of museum studies.