Museum and Field Studies graduates are prepared for a wide variety of careers in the museum community.  The following is just a sample of where our graduates are employed in museum and related fields.  Some of our graduates also are pursuing doctoral degrees.

2021 Graduates

  • Mariah Green, Museum and Collections Manager, Museum of Geoscience at Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA
  • Jessica Mullins, PhD student, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

2020 Graduates

  • Alex Elliott, Archives Researcher, Holocaust Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • Ashley Muggli, Assistant Collections Manager, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, Boulder, CO
  • Justin Williams, PhD student, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2019 Graduates

  • Julie Byle, PhD student, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Baylee Hughes, Anthropology Collections Assistant, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO
  • Sydney Marshall, Assistant Curator, Iowa State University Museums, Ames, IA
  • Kelly Martin, PhD student, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
  • Jennifer Modzel, Collections Management and Registration Associate, CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO
  • Jane Richardson, Associate, Bernstein & Associates NAGPRA Consultants, Denver, CO
  • Sophia Warsh, Horticulturist: California Collection, University of California at Berkeley Botanical Garden, Berkeley, CA

2018 Graduates

  • Andrea Blaser, Museum Collections Manager, University of Michigan Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Emma Noffsinger, Collections Assistant, National Museum of the American Indian, D.C.
  • Veronica Rascona, Assistant Registrar, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles county, Los Angeles, CA
  • Claire Steffen, Director of Experience, Jordan-Bachman Pioneer Farms, Austin, TX
  • Tara Templeman, Museum Supervisor, Broomfield Depot Museum, Broomfield, CO
  • Natalie Wadle, Exhibits and Program Manager, Shawnee Tribe Cultural Center, Miami, OK 

2017 Graduates

  • Sarah Robertson, Museum Evaluator, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

2016 Graduates

  • Jesse Dutton-Kenny, Senior Museum Preparator, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
  • Kerrie Iyoob, Collections Manager, Houston Museum of Decorative Arts, TN

2015 Graduates

  • Jacquelyn Bonavia, Collections Assistant, Lakewood Heritage Center, Lakewood, CO
  • Elisa Dahlberg, Wildlife Repository Specialist, Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Commerce City, CO
  • Danyelle Dosunmu, Grant Writer, Beyond Housing, St. Louis, MO
  • Meredith George, Development and Communications Assistant, Essex National Heritage Commission, Salem, MA
  • Emily Lannoye, Collections Manager, University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum, Madison, WI
  • Allison Vitkus, Paleontological Resource Management Assistant, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Drumheller, AB, Canada
  • Lindsay Walker, Assistant Collections Manager, Invertebrate Paleontology, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA
  • Katherine Wolfson, Assistant Coordinator for Offsite Programs, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO

2014 Graduates

  • Marcus Espinosa, Laboratory and Records Manager, ERO Resources Corporation, Denver, CO
  • Rick Levy, Database Associate, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO
  • Katie McComas, Collections Assistant, Department of Paleontology, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA

2013 Graduates

  • Danielle Forte, Owner/Designer, DForte Design, CO
  • Jessica Holm, Lifelong Learning Instructor, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • Kayla Kramer, Museum Technician, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, D.C.
  • Karen Malone, Curator of Education, Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, Evansville, IN
  • Deb Wagner, Lab Manager, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2012 Graduates

  • Irina Fartushnikova, Former Curator of Interpretation, Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, WY
  • Taormina Lepore, Research Associate and Science Instructor, The Webb Schools, Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology, Claremont, CA
  • Kathryn Zullo, Curator of Education, Litchfield Historical Society, Litchfield, CT

2011 Graduates

  • Crystal Boyd, Native Bee Specialist and Project Director for Museum Expansion at the Golden Valley Historical Society, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, MN
  • Rhonda Wright, Evening Librarian, Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs, WY

2010 Graduates

  • Erin Baxter, Acting Curator of Anthropology, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO
  • Jessica Brunecky, Director of Marketing and Membership, University of Colorado Art Museum, Boulder, CO
  • Audrey Gayou, Archaeological Collections Manager, Missouri State Parks
  • Heidi Harris, Coors Archivist, Molson Coors, Golden, CO

2009 Graduates

  • Erika Garcia, Coordinator of Public Art Maintenance and Conservation, Denver Arts and Venuse, Denver, CO

2008 Graduates

  • Kate Bowell, Curator of Cultural Interpretation, Fort Collins Museum, Fort Collins, CO
  • Kathy Hollis, Paleobiology Collection Manager, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC
  • Bethany Lewis, Field Biologist, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale, WY
  • Aspen Padilla, Library Technician, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
  • Katy Putsavage, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,  American Meteorological Society, Boulder, CO

2007 Graduates

  • Kristian Anderson, PhD student, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Eric Chapman, Exhibits Manager, Museum of the Earth, Ithaca, NY
  • Karen Lloyd d'Onofrio, Public Historian/Director of Museums and Archives, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO
  • Kelli O'Leary, Senior Staff Assistant, Getty Villa Programming, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Graduates

  • Lindsay Jones, Field Supervisor, Terry Dowd, Inc., Art Packing & Transport, Denver, CO
  • Roxana Raska, Researcher, M:Communications, London, England
  • Samantha Richards, Educator/Coordinator of Earth Gallery Programs, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO
  • Amy Wilkinson, Collections Assistant, State Museum of New York, Albany, NY

2005 Graduates

  • Danielle Benden, Owner Driftless Pathways Museum Consulting, Lodi, WI
  • Brad Caldwell, le Gestionnaire de la collection et technicien au Musee d'art, de Rouyn-Noranda, in Quebec
  • Sheila Goff, Retired Curator of Archaeology and NAGPRA Coordinator, History Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Laura Stroud, Curator of Education, Boulder History Museum, Boulder, CO
  • Monique McHenry, PhD student, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
  • Sarah Price, Curator of Collections, Rogers Historical Museum, Rogers, AR
  • Tamar V. Scoggin, Manager, Hart Research Center. History Colorado, Denver, CO

2004 Graduates

  • Mary Coleman, Environmental Educator for Pierce County Public Works & Utilities, Tacoma, WA
  • Kirsti Giles, Visiting Assistant in Museum Operations, John and Mary Ringling Museum of Art at Florida State University, Sarasota, FL
  • Marie (Worley) Georg, Senior Administrative Assistant, Exhibitions Department, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL

2003 Graduates

  • Steve Armstead, Park Ranger, Boulder County Open Space, Boulder, CO
  • Christie (Kirsch) Cain, Anthropology Collection Manager, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, Boulder, CO
  • Will Roberts, Exhibits Preparator, Culture and Heritage Museums of York County, Rock Hill, SC

2002 Graduates

  • Melissa Bechhoefer, Director of Integrated Collections, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO
  • David Cain, Curator of Collections, El Paso Museum of Archaeology
  • Celia Curtis, Coordinator of Interpretation, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO
  • Jennifer Rose, Assistant Project Evaluator, The Exploratorium (Palace of Fine Arts), San Fransisco, CA
  • Allison Wickens (Certificate), Vice President of Education, George Washington's Mount Vernon

2001 Graduates

  • Betsy L. Bennett, Curator/Educator, The Nature Museum at Grafton, Grafton, VT
  • Jill E. Rawlins Dreves, Executive Director, Wild Bear Center for Nature Discovery, Nederland, CO
  • Erik Heikkenen, Curator/Director of Permanent Collections, American Numismatic Association, Money Museum, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Chad W. Landsman, Manager of Anthropology Lab and Collections, Luther College, Decorah, IA
  • Becky R. Latanich, Archivist, Estes Park Public Library, Estes Park, CO
  • JJ Lonsinger Rutherford, Museum Educator/Exhibit Developer/Interpretive Planner, Studio Tectonic, Boulder, CO
  • Tristan R. Toland Alamazan, NAGPRA Specialist, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL

2000 Graduates

  • Rita J. Cordalis, Director, Fort Lewis College Art Galleries, Durango, CO
  • Elizabeth Krecek (Certificate), Registrar, Douglas County Historical Society, Omaha, NE
  • Yi-Jung Lin, Project Coordinator, Greer County Exhibition and Design Company, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Julie Marino, President, Cultural Interpretations, Denver, CO
  • Judy M. Newland, Retired Director, Arizona State Museum of Anthropology
  • Erin (Schaaf) Robertson, Staff Biologist, Center for Native Ecosystems, Boulder, CO
  • Dana R. Schaar, Account Executive, Clearwater Communications, Bismarck, ND
  • Gianna M. Sullivan, Outreach Coordinator, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO
  • Katherine Turner, Collections Manager, Strong Museum, Rochester, NY

1999 Graduates

  • Priscilla L. Tilly Laskey, Curator of Ethnology, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • Erin K. Beatty McCray, Herbarium Manager, USDA National Fungus Collections, Beltsville, MD
  • Nicolette B. Meister, James E. Lockwood Jr. Director, Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, WI
  • Joslyn Schoemer, Space Odyssey Experience Project Manager, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO

1984-1998 Graduates

  • James T. Alton (1997), Deputy Director, Lancaster County Historical Society, Lancaster, PA
  • Jan Ilene Bernstein (1994), President & NAGPRA Specialist, Bernstein and Associates, Denver, CO
  • Dena A. Clark (1995), Botanical Consultant, Denver, CO
  • James R. Cordeiro (1997), Research Zoologist, Nature Serve, Boston, MA
  • Margaret Creel (1994) Resident Naturalist, Three Creek Ranch, Jackson WY
  • Ramona East (1997) Museum Specialist, National Park Service, Southeast Archeological Center, Tallahassee, FL
  • Nancy Geyer (1990) Retired Director, Boulder History Museum, Boulder, CO
  • Jill E. Graham (1984), Educator, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO
  • Andrew Granitto (1992), Curator of Exhibits and Programs, Yakima Valley Museum, Yakima, WA
  • Rebecca L. Hutchins (1997), Curator of Collections, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham WA
  • Carol Ann Kampert (1988), Educator, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO
  • Julie E. Korb (1997), Assistant Professor, Ft. Lewis College, Durango, CO
  • Andrea Orthner (1999), Field Botanist, Western Ecological Resource, Inc., Boulder, CO
  • Karen Swain (1998), Web Developer, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC