Our Staff and Board

Jennifer Kirker, Director

jkirker@niu.edu

Jennifer Kirker loves being the director of the museum and faculty in the interdisciplinary museum studies graduate certificate program. She studied anthropology at the University of California at Santa Barbara and the Pennsylvania State University where she followed a passion for Mesoamerican archaeology. She still remembers the excitement of finding that first pot sherd, that first evidence of ancient human occupation and the awe that comes with such a discovery. Jennifer hopes to give every visitor to the museum a sense of that awe and discovery as they learn more about anthropology and cultural diversity.

Rachelle Wilson Loring, Curator

rwilsonloring@gmail.com

Shelby Holtz, Exhibition Research

 

Brian Cory, Graduate Assistant

Cori Elsesser, Evaluation Research

Museum Docents

  • Madeleine Felder
  • Lucy Johnson
  • Raven Nicoline
  • Josie Janicki
  • Francesca Zomkowski

Museum Executive Advisory Board

  • Richard Cooler
  • Carmen Cordogan
  • Eric Jones
  • Julie Lamb
  • Amy Levin
  • Kerry Sagebiel
  • Brian Sandberg
  • Kendall Thu
  • Student Advocacy Board Representative

Contact Us

James B. and Rosalyn L. Pick
Museum of Anthropology
Cole Hall 114
815-753-2011
jkirker@niu.edu 

Hours

Tuesday - Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fridays
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturdays by appointment

 

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