Meriel Stokoe joined the Arts Administration Program in 2020 and preceding that was the Faculty Fellow for the Museum Studies Program, at Syracuse University. Stokoe teaches AAD/THR/ART 100, MUS 103 - Experiencing the Arts.
Before joining academia, Stokoe was the Director of Education at the Museum of Science and Technology (MOST) in Syracuse. During her time at the MOST she delivered curriculum-based programs and enrichment throughout the local community in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Stokoe continues to foster partnerships within the local community to deliver STEM education.
Prior to her work in Syracuse, Stokoe worked in the museum field as Retrospective Conversion Coordinator at Union Theological Seminary, New York City; Curator, the Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, U.K.; and Assistant Keeper, Kendal Museum of Archaeology and Natural History, Kendal, U.K.
Stokoe is an Associate Member of the Museums Association in the United Kingdom and has served on the board of the Council for British Archaeology as their National Liaison Officer. In 2012, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President Obama for her work within the museum field. Stokoe currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the MOST, and EdCom’s Trends Committee.
Stokoe holds a Master of Arts in Museum Studies from Leicester University, UK and a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology from Nottingham University, UK.
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