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Kris Morrissey

CV Lecturer, Museology Graduate Program
UW Tower 19th Floor
Phone: 206-685-8207


  • Museums
  • Social Change
  • Academic Publishing


  • Ph D, Educational Psychology, Michigan State University, 1989

Consulting and Other Projects

  • NewKnowledge, New York, 2017


  • American Alliance of Museums
  • Visitor Studies Association

Publications and Contributions

  • Book Review
    Review of "Universal Methods of Design: 100 Ways to Research Complex Problems, Develop Innovative Ideas and Design Effective Solutions" (2014)
    Journal of the Visitor Studies Association, Volume 17, Issue 1, Page Pg. 222-224 Author: Kristine Morrissey
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Public Curation: From Trend to Research Based Practice (2011)
    Letting Go? Historical Authority in a User-Generated World, Page 320, ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-9834803-0-3 Authors: Kristine Morrissey, Tom Sawitz
  • Book, Chapter in Non-Scholarly Book-New
    Taking videoconferencing to the next level: Creating a model for museum virtual field trips (2007)
    Videoconferencing technology in K-12 instruction: Best practices and trends Authors: Kristine Morrissey, Denice Leach, A. Alvarado
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Pathways Between Visitors and Objects (2002)
    Perspectives on Object-Centered Learning , ISBN/ISSN: 0805839275 Author: Kristine Morrissey
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Where are the Muses? (1998)
    The Virtual and the Real, ISBN/ISSN: 978-0931201516 Authors: Kristine Morrissey, Douglas Worts
  • Report
  • Research Report
    Professional Learning Frameworks: A Review of the Literature
    Authors: Kristine Morrissey, Joe E Heimlich, Martin Storksdieck, Dennis Schatz,


  • Building a Professional Learning Framework for Informal STEM Education (2017)
    Association of Science Technology Centers 2017 ASTC Conference - San Jose, CA
  • Can We Talk? Museums Hosting Tough Conversations (2016)
    American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & Museum Expo - Washington, DC
  • Power of Dialogue Programs: Examining Goals and Outcomes (2016)
    American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & Museum Expo - Washington, DC
  • Audience Research & Social Change (2015)
    American Alliance of Museums Committee of Audience Research & Evaluation Luncheon - Atlanta, GA
  • Crucial Conversations: Creating Meaningful Change (2015)
    American Alliance of Museums - Atlanta, GA
  • Lessons Learned and Future Directions for Federally-Funded STEM Programs (2015)
    Association of Science and Technology Centers - Montreal, CA
  • Museums as Social Conversations (2015)
    Central Washington University - Ellensburg, WA
  • Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Connecting Educational Cultures and Communities (2014)
    ASIS&T Annual Conference - Seattle, WA
  • New Roles New Culture: Tackling Tough Topics and Engaging New Audiences (2012)
    American Alliance of Museums - Baltimore, Maryland
  • Museum Programming to Encourage Visitor Dialogue about Controversial Issues (2011)
    American Association of Museums - Minneapolis, Minnesota