Rivals and Radicals: 100 Years of
Museums in America (Washington, D. C.: American Association of Museums,
2006; second edition, 2012). Adapted for nationally televised public
television special of same title. Excerpts have been published in Museum News, ASTC Dimensions and WestMuse. (pictured right)
What Students Need to
Know: Graduate Training in Museum
Studies (Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums, 2001).
SELECTED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS
into your Passions," in Teaching the
Museum: Careers in Museum Education,
ed. Leah Melber (The AAM Press, Washington DC, 2014).
Reply to Peter Singer's Thought Experiment on Art museums and Effective
Altruism," Museums and Social Issues,
Revisiting the Museum Leadership Crisis,” in Museums and the Paradox of Change, ed. Robert Janes (Routledge,
Change and the Rules of the Game: A
Conversation about Museum Values in the United Arab Emirates,” with Leigh
Markopoulos and Aisha Deemas, pp. 204 – 237 in Reimaging Museums: Practice in
the Arabian Peninsula, ed. Pamela Erskine-Loftus (MuseumsETC, Edinburgh
& Cambridge, 2013).
“Museum Studies at a Crossroads” Museum (Jan/Feb 2012).
“The Culture of Incarceration,” in ReThinking Incarceration, Kris Morrissey and Marjorie Schwarzer,
co-editors, Museums and Social Issues (Volume
6:1), (December 2011).
“From Berkeley to Dubai:
Museum Studies as Soft Power,” Museum
“Mining the Museum revisited” a conversation with Fred Wilson
and Paula Marincola, in Letting Go: Sharing Historical Authority in a
User-Generated World, eds.Bill
Adair, Benjamin Filene and Laura Koloski, eds. (Philadelphia: The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage 2011),
230 – 241.
“How Do Museum Studies programs address the Nature of
Museums today?” (Spring 2011, with seven other commentators), Exhibitionist, 82 – 86.
“Butterflies in the Basement: Requiem for the Snow Museum of Natural
History,” in The Marvelous Museum,
ed. Andrew Leland, (Chronicle Books, 2010).
“Museum Studies” and “Museum Careers,” (2010) in Encyclopedia
of Library Information (Taylor & Francis).
“Lessons from the Great Depression,” Museum, May/June
“Shotgun Wedding: The new California Academy of Sciences African
Hall,” (2009), Exhibitionist, Volume 28, no. 1., 355 – 360.
Period Rooms as Fantasy and Archetype,” Curator (October 2008).
“Civic Discourse: Can
We Really Talk?” Museums and Social
Issues 2:2 (Fall 2007), co-editor with Judy Koke and Kris Morrissey.
Citizen Journalism, Public Radio and Museums,” Museums and Social Issues 2:2 (Fall 2007).
in the Temple: Women and Leadership in
Museums,” Museum News 85: 3
(May–June, 2007). Revised and reprinted as
chapter in Gender, Sexuality and Museums, ed. Amy Levin, Routledge
Back: 11 Touchpoint Exhibitions of the
20th Century,” Exhibitionist
Leadership,” WestMuse, Winter 2005.
“L” Word (Leadership),” Hand to Hand, Winter 2003
at the Top: Are Directors Burning Out?” Museum
News 81:3 (May-June 2002)
Challenge for Alaska’s Museums” AlaskaNews (November-December 2002)
“Art and Gadgetry:
The Future of the Museum Visit” Museum News 80:4 (July-August
Airport Museums and the Global Audience” Museum News 80:3
“Contesting Popularity,” WestMuse (Fall
“Visions for the 21st Century Museum,”
Tapestry (journal of Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical
Organizations) (Spring 2000).
“Decoding the Tech Museum of Innovation,” Exhibitionist
(journal of National Association of Museum Exhibitors) (Spring 2000).
“The Mouse in the Museum: Technology Training and
Museum Studies Programs,” Spectra 26 (Journal of Museum Computer
Network) (Summer 1999), 18-19.
“Guts and Glory: Designing San Francisco’s New
Museums,” San Francisco Design Review (Summer 1999).
“Schizophrenic Agora: Mission, Market and the
Multi-tasking Museum,” Museum News 78 (November-December 1999), 40-47.
"Dealing with Prejudice and Discrimination
in a Museum Environment," in Gail Lord and Barry Lord, Museum
Management Handbook, (London: Stationary Office, 1997).
"Challenges and Opportunities in Community
Collaboration and Audience Development," Midwest Museums Annual Review
(Spring, 1995), Reprinted in U.S. Army Museum Memo (Spring, Summer and
Fall, 1995). Reprinted in user's guide
to Science Museum of Minnesota's nationally-distributed video Journey:
Museums and Community Collaboration (1997).
"Multikultural Vielfalt in
Kindermuseums," in ed., Nel Worm, Kinder- und Jugendmuseum: Kulturort
mit Zukunft (Unna: BJKE Verlag, 1994).
"The New Atlantic Alliance: Children's
Museums in Europe," Hand-to-Hand 8.2 (Summer, 1994).
"Helping Visitors in Potent Exhibits," Hand-to-Hand
8.1 (Spring, 1994).
"Collective Management in the Arts," Communities
Magazine No. 45 (Oct/Nov, 1980).
Neil Harris, Capital
Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of
the Museum Experience (2013), Reviews
in American History, forthcoming (June 2015).
Janet Marstine, ed., Museum
Ethics (2011), International Journal of Museum Management and
Curatorship, (August 2011).
Robert Janes, Museums
in a Troubled World: Renewal, Irrelevance or Collapse?(2009),
International Journal of Museum Management and Curatorship, (December
Marcia Tucker, a short life of trouble: forty years in the new york art world (2009),
Museum (July/August 2009).
Danny Danziger, Museum: Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum
of Art (2007). Museum News (November/December 2007).
Elaine Heumann Gurian, Civilizing
the Museum (2006). Museum News (September/October 2006).
N. Elizabeth Schlatter, How to Become an Art Curator
(2003). Museum News (July/August
Scott Sayre, The Millenial Museum (1999). Curator (August, 2002).
Victoria Newhouse, Towards a New Museum (1998);
Gerhard Mack, The Twenty-first Century Art Museum (1998). Design Book Review 44 (Fall 2000).
Mary Maher, ed., Collective Vision: Starting and Sustaining a Children’s Museum (1997).
Curator (April 1998).
Jane R. Glaser, Artemis A. Zenetou, Museums A
Place to Work: Planning Museum Careers (1996). Curator (September
Harry Morrison Award for Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2003, John F. Kennedy University.
Excel National Award for Outstanding Professional Book of the Year, 2006.
Platinum Aurora Award (with Great Museums) for Best Educational Television Documentary of the Year, 2007.
CAMMY Award for Outstanding Museum Leadership (with John F. Kennedy University), 2008.