Category: Leaving the field

More on Leaving the Field– my podcast interview with Museum Archipelago

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ian Elsner for an episode of his podcast, Museum Archipelago. While we talk about my recent work with my colleagues Sarah, Dawn, and Claudia about leaving the museum field, the views and ramblings are my own. Ian keeps his podcasts short. They are always 15 minutes or less (a feature his parents like).… Read more →

Article: Leaving the Museum Field

Sarah, Claudia, Dawn, and I wrote a short article summarizing our research on why museum workers leave the field. Thanks again to all of our colleagues across the world who contributed to the conversation.   We’ve all had the conversation. Maybe it was with your work buddy, or your former museum studies classmate as you caught up over drinks. Or… Read more →

Why are good museum workers leaving the field? –survey!

I’m working with museum colleagues Claudia Ocello, Dawn Salerno, and Sarah Erdman on this project. Please help!   As museum professionals we know that the success of the field depends on the individuals working in it. Ongoing conversations have looked at how to recruit and maintain a diverse and committed workforce and what museum professions need from the institutions they serve.  … Read more →