Julia Mileski

Museum Studies

Name: Julia Mileski

Advisor: Dr. Dennis Ogburn

Education:

BA in Anthropology with a minor in Music, Wake Forest University

Research Interests:

Museum anthropology, artifact management and curation, place and belonging/ownership, socio-cultural impacts of museums in rural communities

Current Research:

How museums in small communities connect residents of their community to a collective historic and current identity; how collections, displays, exhibits, and the building itself assist in the creation of identity bonds and personal attachment/belonging