Council of Curators

Hearst Museum Curators use their expertise and energies to promote the Museum's mission and goals. Curators document and develop the collections, carry out and encourage research on the collections, use and encourage the use of the collections for teaching, and facilitate interpretation and understanding by reaching out to audiences within and beyond the university.    

  Stanley Brandes, Curator of Mesoamerican Ethnology

  Mariane Ferme, Curator of African Ethnology

  Andrew Garrett, Curator of Sound Collections

  Nelson Graburn, Curator Emeritus of North American Ethnology

  Christine Hastorf, Curator of South American Archaeology

  Todd Hickey, Associate Curator of Hellenistic and Roman Egypt

  Patrick V. Kirch, Curator of Oceanic Archaeology

  Lauren Kroiz, Assistant Curator of Paintings, Photographs, and Works of Art on Paper

  Kent Lightfoot, Curator of North American Archaeology

  Rita Lucarelli, Assistant Curator of Egyptology

  Lisa Maher, Assistant Curator of Lithic Collections

  Benjamin Porter, Associate Curator of Near Eastern Archaeology

  Andrew Stewart, Curator of Greek and Roman Archaeology

  Niek Veldhuis, Curator of Mesopotamian Epigraphy

  Tim D. White, Curator of Biological Anthropology