Museum Studies
Stephanie  Brown

Stephanie Brown

Adjunct Faculty

Stephanie Brown is an independent curator and historian. She has worked in museums as an executive director, curator, historian, and archivist. Her work has ranged from designing and implementing collections plans to curating exhibitions to institutional strategic planning. Stephanie’s professional and academic interests include curatorial practice, material culture studies, museum education, and public history. Her current research examines online exhibitions and object-based learning in museums. In addition to teaching at USF, Stephanie is on the Museum Studies faculty at Johns Hopkins University. Previously, she was Executive Director of the Chevy Chase Historical Society in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  Dr. Brown also served as Associate Curator for American Material Culture and Historian at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, D.C.  Stephanie has a B.A. in History from Williams College and a Ph.D. in European History from Stanford University.