CMA Board & Committees

Officers and Board of Directors

Robert Leopold (President 2016-2018)
Deputy Director, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Smithsonian Institution
600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 2001
PO Box 37012, MRC 052
Washington, DC 20013-7012
phone: (212) 633-5086

Carolyn Heitman (President-elect 2016-2018)
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
833 Oldfather Hall
Department of Anthropology
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68588-0368
phone: (402) 472-7957

Karl Hoerig (Treasurer 2016-2018)
Director, White Mountain Apache Museum, Fort Apache
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of Arizona
PO Box 64728
Tucson, Arizona 85728
phone: (928) 338-4625

Diana E. Marsh (Secretary 2016-2018)
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Anthropological Archives,
Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746
phone: (301) 238-1190

Patricia Capone (Past-President 2016-2018)
Museum Curator, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
11 Divinity Avenue
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
phone: (617) 496-3702

Joshua A. Bell
 (Board member 2014-2017)
Curator of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology
PO Box 37012
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, District of Columbia 20013
phone: (202) 633-1935

Corinne A. Kratz (Board member 2015-2018)
Emory Director, African Critical Inquiry Program
Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology
and Institute of African Studies
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
phone: (505) 820-0474

Gwendolyn Saul (Board member 2015-2018)
Curator of Ethnography & Ethnology
New York State Museum
CEC Room 3049
Albany, NY 12230 
phone: 518-474-0187


Jennifer A. Shannon (Board member 2014-2017)
Curator, Museum of Natural History
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, Colorado 80305
phone: (303) 492-6276

W. Warner Wood (Board member 2015-2018)
Associate Professor
Coordinator, Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program
Department of Anthropology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
3413 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
phone: (414) 229-6323

Erica Lehrer (Board member 2014-2017)
Canada Research Chair in Post-Conflict Memory, Ethnography and Museology
Department of History/Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Concordia University
7141 Sherbrooke Street West, AD 328
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4B 1R6
phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 5463

Cordelia Frewen (Student Board member 2015-2017)
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Anthropology
University of British Columbia
6303 NW Marine Drive
VancouverBC Canada V6T 1Z1

Editor, Museum Anthropology

Lea McChesney
Curator of Ethnology
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
MSC01 1050
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
phone: (505) 277-1936


Editorial Assistant, Museum Anthropology

Laura W. Steele
Graduate Student
Anthropology-Archaeology Department
MSC01-1040, Anthropology 1
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Committees for 2016-2017

CMA Awards Committee: Gwendolyn Saul (Chair), W. Warner Wood, Karl Hoerig

CMA Nominations Committee: Robert Leopold (Chair), W. Warner Wood, Corinne Kratz

CMA Reception Committee for Washington D.C. Meeting: Robert Leopold, Joshua Bell, Diana Marsh, Karl Hoerig

CMA Communications Committee: Diana Marsh (Chair), Corinne Kratz, Cara Krmpotich

CMA Committee on Journal: Patricia Capone (Chair), Gwendolyn Saul, Jennifer Shannon

CMA Committee on Conference: Joshua Bell, Erica Lehrer, John Lukavic, Jennifer Shannon