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Dr. Peter H. Welsh

Professor, Museum Studies Program
Primary office:
785-864-5702
Lippincott Hall, room 6


Summary

Prof. Welsh's research has addressed a range of issues including the historical and legal background by which museums have come to control culturally sensitive objects; the public representation and interpretation of culture; and concerns over the sustainability of local history museums. He has worked with native cultures in Wyoming and the Southwest, and has conducted archaeological research in Arizona and China. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.

Education

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania


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