Graduate Assistants/Graduate Students

Rachel Drochter 

B.A. Anthropology - University of Missouri - St. Louis

Academic Biography:

Q. What is your focus of research? Applied Anthropology with an emphasis in museums and nonprofit management. I would like to examine how communities and governments view and create policies to conserve historic sites, heritage sites and national parks. I would like to educate people and advocate for the preservation and protection of these places for future visitors and generations to come.

Q.Why did you choose NIU? I chose NIU because they have an outstanding well known Anthropology Department. The Anthropology faculty members are truly leaders in their field.

Q. Who is your advisor?Why did you choose to work with this professor?  My advisor is Dr. Thu. I am excited to work with him because he has vast knowledge and experience in applied anthropology.

Research Projects:

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