Director of the Daura Museum of Art
Associate Professor of Museum Studies
Current Position and Responsibilities
In 2016, Dr. Rothermel was elected Vice Chair of University Museums and Collections (UMAC), one of 30 committees of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). The election took place at the ICOM Triennial Conference in Milan in July, attended by more than 3,000 museum professionals from around the world. UMAC is a forum for all those working in, or associated with, academic museums, galleries and collections. Members of UMAC come from institutions of higher education in 56 countries worldwide. As Vice Chair, Dr. Rothermel will work with the chair on the development and implementation of strategic planning and will oversee conferences, the UMAC journal, and ad hoc committees on standards and best practices, publications and research.
- PhD in Museum Studies – University of Leicester.
Dissertation: The role of the university art museum as a catalyst for interdisciplinary collaboration
- Master’s of Liberal Studies, Museum Studies, and Art History – University of Oklahoma
- BA, Art and Cultural History, magna cum laude – Hood College