Jennifer Kirker Priest
M.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 2006
Director, The Anthropology Museum

Jennifer Kirker-Priest is an anthropologist and museum professional.  An anthropological archaeologist by training, her specializations are in ancient Mesoamerica, social power, social organization, construction energetics, and settlement patterns.  She has conducted field research in Belize, Guatemala and Mexico. 

As a museum professional, she has over 12 years of experience, working in all aspects of museum operations.  Her current focus is in museum administration and leadership, with emphasis on innovative strategies for making museums relevant and sustainable.  Kirker-Priest teaches in the Museum Studies certificate program.