Catherine Person

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Catherine Person

Educational and Academic Outreach Coordinator

Office Location(s): Kelsey Museum
Phone: 734.647.0441
cperson@umich.edu

  • About

    Catherine Person is Educational and Academic Outreach Coordinator for the Kelsey Museum. In this role, she develops and implements outreach programming targeting the University of Michigan community and the area elementary and secondary schools.  She also organizes the docent program for the Kelsey Museum, including recruiting and training new docents. And she manages the Kelsey’s social media presence. Her educational background is in classical archaeology with field experience in Italy, Greece, and Turkey. Her dissertation project, conducted at Bryn Mawr College, developed a method of identifying and examining remains of household religion in Roman period Greece as a means of understanding changes in cultural identity. She has diverse museum experience at institutions such as the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the Bryn Mawr College Art and Archaeology Collections, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.