Comet Corner Series: "Designing Educational Experiences in Museums with Audience Research" with Stacey Knepp, PMP, MA '09

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Online
Admission: Free
Season: 2020-2021

Join us to hear from some of UTD’s "out of this world" alumni and how they have made #UTDResearchImpact in their communities.

As a project manager at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Stacey Knepp has helped to usher in an audience-focused approach to designing educational experiences. She will share how this approach gives the time and space for audiences to teach museums how to plan and design their exhibitions in order to improve visitor experience and educational outcomes.

Click this link at 12 p.m. on January 27 to watch the livestream on Microsoft Teams It will be best viewed via your internet browser, and not the Teams app.

Bio: Stacey Knepp, PMP, MA '09, is a project manager for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Levine Institute for Holocaust Education, for which she develops strategic plans and manages educational projects anchored in the Museum’s thematic initiatives and special exhibitions. She is a Project Management Institute certified project manager with over a decade of experience managing complex, institutional projects.

She attended UT Dallas for its esteemed Center for Translation Studies and pursued her passion of translating classical Greek literature into English. While a student in 2008, she was awarded a Critical Language Scholarship by the U.S. State Department to study Arabic in Amman, Jordan. After graduation, she began her career as a project manager at Experis Global Content Solutions in Arlington, Virginia, specializing in translating and localizing websites and software.

She earned a BA in Comparative Humanities and Classics from Bucknell University and an MA in Humanities (Studies in Literature) from the University of Texas at Dallas.

For more information contact:
Anricka Ziller, CMP
[email protected]