Staff

Interim Director, Indigenous Studies Program, Director & Professor of Museum Studies
785-864-5702
Lippincott Hall, room 6

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

Lauren Chaney
Graduate Academic Advisor
785-864-2306
Lippincott Hall, room 6A

Lauren provides administrative and advising support for five graduate programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Contact Lauren with any questions related to the admissions process,

Brandy Ernzen, program coordinator
Program Coordinator
785-864-6408
Lippincott Hall, room 6

Brandy assists with recruiting and marketing efforts, office administration, and some student support duties for the Indigenous Studies Program.


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