Title — Director of Museum Studies
Assistant Professor of Museum Studies
E-mail — email@example.com
Areas of Expertise —
Exhibition Development, Curatorial Research and Historic House Interpretation
Professor Rice is the Director of the Museum Studies Program. She has taught Museum Studies at The George Washington University since 1996 and previously served as the Assistant Director and both the Program's Interim and Acting Director. A long-time exhibition developer and curator, Professor Rice works with museums and historical organizations throughout the United States. Her award-winning exhibitions include "A Share of Honour: Virginia Women 1600-1945" for the Virginia Women's Cultural History Project; "Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South," organized for the Museum of the Confederacy; and "Taverns: For the Entertainment of Friends and Strangers" at the Fraunces Tavern Museum. Professor Rice has advised organizations including the Tredegar National Civil War Center, Monticello, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and the Field Museum on their exhibition projects and interpretive plans. From 2000 to 2007 she served as the co-editor of the Journal of American History's exhibition reviews section. Professor Rice is on the board of the Committee on Museum and Professional Training (COMPT), the Virginia Museum Association (VAM) and the Sandy Spring Museum. Professor Rice holds a BA in Art History from Tulane University and a MA in American Studies from University of Hawaii (Manoa). She is in the process of completing her Ph.D. in American Studies at The George Washington University.
Exhibition Script Writing
Historic House Interpretation
co-teaches Curatorial Research & Planning.