GWSS Ph.D. Alum, Nicole Robert, now at MOHAI!

Nicole Robert takes position at MOHAI
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Nicole is co-founder and co-manager of Queering the Museum Project and worked on the exhibit Revealing Queer. She recently received a PhD in Feminist Studies and has a Masters in Museology, both from the University of Washington (Her dissertation was titled “Queering U.S. History Museums: Heteronormative Histories, Digital Disruptions.”) At the Burke Museum she gained valuable experience working in public relations, development, and events and became familiar with the Community Advisory Committee model of creating exhibits while interning at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience.

Nicole's feminist praxis was shaped by her work with the first Women Who Rock Conference and Oral History Project For over seven years she has taught adult education courses through the University of Washington, University of Puget Sound and the Point Foundation.

Nicole is passionate about the potential of cultural institutions to positively impact local communities and she’s looking forward to helping MOHAI build strong collaborations within the Puget Sound region and increasing audience diversity.

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