Barbara Rothermel is the assistant professor of museum studies and advisor for students enrolled in the minor. Dr. Rothermel is also director of the Daura Gallery.
She holds the PhD in museum studies at the University of Leicester. Her dissertation was on the role of the university art museum as a catalyst for interdisciplinary collaboration.
She received her master’s of liberal studies, museum studies, and art history from the University of Oklahoma and a BA degree in art and cultural history, magna cum laude, from Hood College.
Dr. Rothermel is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, the Council of the Virginia Association of Museums, and Historic Sandusky.