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

Associate Professor

Professor Nancy Brky 404A King Hall

(734) 487-0218

nbryk@emich.edu

Education

M.B.A. 2007, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

M.A. 1980, American Culture, University of Michigan

Graduate Certificate 1989, Museum Practice, University of Michigan

B.A. 1978, Double Major: Art History/U.S. History, University of Michigan

Interests and Expertise

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