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Explore the Richness and Diversity of the World's Cultures!

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is Brown University's teaching museum. A resource across the university, we inspire creative and critical thinking about culture by fostering interdisciplinary understanding of the material world. We provide opportunities for faculty and students to work with collections and the public, teaching through objects and programs in classrooms, in the CultureLab in Manning Hall, and at the Collections Research Center. 

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Museum Studies

Brown University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Museum Studies.  The Department of Anthropology and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology seek a scholar with theoretically and methodologically innovative approaches to critical museology.  Candidates should have documented museum experience, a well-articulated research trajectory, and a demonstrated interest in object based teaching and learning.

(Distributed January 29, 2016)