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

Junko Habu, Curator of East Asian Ethnology and Archaeology

Patrick V. Kirch, Curator of Oceanic Archaeology

Lauren Kroiz, Associate 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, Associate 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