Our faculty offer interdisciplinary expertise stemming from real-world experience working in museums and other heritage institutions.  Both UMSL faculty and museum professionals teach in our program.  Several of our faculty belong to the Des Lee Collaborative Vision, which forges links between community organizations and the university.

Melanie Adams, Managing Director for Community Education and Events, Missouri History Museum

Alex Elmestad, Manager of Public Programs and Interpretation, Contemporary Art Museum St Louis

Maris Boyd Gillette, Director of the UMSL Museum Studies Program

John Hoover

Andrew Hurley

Marilu Knode

Heidi Lang

Louis Lankford

Jeff Meyer, Collections Manager, Missouri Historical Society

Patti Wright

Jeanne Zarucchi