Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
New Science Building
    Geography & Geology Department
    205 Strong Hall
    Eastern Michigan University
    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
    (734) 487-0218
Nancy Bryk

Professor Nancy Villa Bryk, M.A., M.B.A

Strong Hall 229
Office: 734.487.7575
Email: nbryk@emich.edu

Education

M.B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, April 2007
M.A., American Culture, University of Michigan, 1980
Graduate Certificate, Museum Practice, University of Michigan, 1989
B.A., double major Art History/U.S. History, University of Michigan, 1978

Research Interests


Professor Bryk is an educator and museum curator whose research focuses on late 19th and early 20th century material culture studies and interpretation of historic houses. Ms. Bryk served as Director of Education and Public Programs at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, as Curator of Domestic Life at The Henry Ford, and as adjunct faculty in Eastern Michigan University's Graduate Program in Historic Preservation and the University of Michigan's Museum Studies Program. Ms. Bryk completed her MBA at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business (2007), received her M. A. in American Culture at the University of Michigan (1980) and her Graduate Certification in Museum Practice from the University of Michigan (1989). She holds a B.A. (double major) in American History and Art History from the University of Michigan

Courses

GEOG 446 Heritage Interpretation and Tourism
GHPR 532 Introduction to Curatorship
GHPR 533 Introduction to Historic Administration
GHPR 537 Interpretive Programming for Organizations
GHPR 539 American Decorative Arts
GEOG 541 Material Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Overview
GHPR 591 Special Topic: Documenting Collections
GHPR 591 Special Topic: Introduction to Museum Education
GHPR 591 Special Topic: Museum Challenges
GHPR 632 Interpreting the Historic House