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Dr. Deborah L. Mack

African American History and Culture

Smithsonian Institution

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Smithsonian Institution

100 Jefferson Drive SW

Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20560

United States

Company Description

Since its founding in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution has been committed to inspiring generations through knowledge and discovery. The Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Z ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Manager of Exhibits and Education Programs

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Inc

Psychologists

Northwestern University

Anthropology Teacher

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Project Director and Senior Developer of the AFRICA Exhibit On Permanent Display

Field Museum

Field Reviewer

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Field Reviewer

National Endowment for the Humanities

International Consulting Editor

University of California Press

Engaging Speaker and Expert On Africa

Polar Bears

Programming Director

Terranova Pictures

Consultant To Exhibit

BBH Exhibits , Inc.

Affiliations

Associate Member
The Museum Group

Position, Advisory Committee
African American History

Advisory Board
McIntosh SEED

Member
American Anthropological Association

Active Member
International Committee on Museums

Member
Sudan Studies Association

Member
Association of Black Anthropologists

Scholarly Advisory Committee
History

Board Liaison for the Development
Association of African American Museums

Position, Board
Association of African American Museums

Education

B.A.

geography

University of Chicago

M.A.

anthropology

Northwestern University

Ph.D.

Northwestern University

doctoral degree

Northwestern University

Web References (102 Total References)


Scholarly Advisory Committee | About | National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Dr. Deborah L. Mack (Served 2005-2011) Dr. Deborah L. Mack is the Associate Director for Community and Constituent Services at the National African American Museum of History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. She serves as the principal executive responsible for overall planning, management and coordination of community services programs and international activities, with functions that include building relationships, outreach, training, and technical support for African American communities; programs with international organizations; collaborative projects with other institutions, museums and agencies; and support of alliances and collaborations with cultural service institutions. From 2000 to 2012 she was an independent museum consultant consulting extensively on museum organizational planning and strategic planning, on interpretive and exhibition development, and on cultural and heritage tourism with organizations nationwide and internationally.

Appointed a Commissioner for the Gullah-Geechee National Heritage Commission, Department of the Interior (National Park Service, 2007 â€" 2010), Mack served beginning in 2005 on the Scholarly Advisory Committee for the planned National African American Museum of History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Mack has conducted museum collections, film production and anthropological research - primarily in Africa and the U.S. - for more than 20 years. She has similarly independently developed, led and lectured for heritage tourism programs in both the U.S. and in Africa.
A Fulbright Senior Specialist in 2010, Mack is an active member of several professional organizations, among them the Association of American Museums (AAM); Association of African American Museums (AAAM); AFRICOM (International Council of African Museums); ICOM; the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience; the Association for State and Local History (AASLH); NAME (National Association for Museum Exhibition;) the Southeast Museums Conference (SEMC). Mack served two three-year terms on the advisory Smithsonian Council from 1999 - 2005. She has served the Association of African American Museums, as consultant, nominating committee chair, conference program committee member, as Program Chair for the AAAM 2009 annual conference and currently as a board member again, through 2013. She presently serves on the AAAM board by-laws committee, chairs the redefined Governance Committee that leads the restructuring process for AAAM board oversight, accountability and planning of the forthcoming AAAM strategic planning process. Mack also serves as the AAAM board liaison for the development of a memorandum of understanding with the Africa â€" U.S. Partnership group, in which AAAM is a leading member along with AFRICOM (International Council of African Museums), IMLS, AAM, Michigan State University and the Smithsonian Institution. Mack has served on the 2011, 2012 and 2013 National Program Committee for the Association of American Museums annual national conference, serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Public History, and as a peer and field reviewer for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). She is an associate member of The Museum Group (www.museumgroup.com) - an association of senior museum consultants.
Deborah L. Mack holds a Ph.D. and an M.A., both in anthropology from Northwestern University, and a B.A. in geography from the University of Chicago.


The Public Historian : University of California Press | Journals + Digital Publishing

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Deborah L. Mack, Smithsonian Institution


Dr. Deborah L. Mack (Served ...

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Dr. Deborah L. Mack (Served 2005-2011) Dr. Deborah L. Mack is the Associate Director for Community and Constituent Services at the National African American Museum of History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. She serves as the principal executive responsible for overall planning, management and coordination of community services programs and international activities, with functions that include building relationships, outreach, training, and technical support for African American communities; programs with international organizations; collaborative projects with other institutions, museums and agencies; and support of alliances and collaborations with cultural service institutions. From 2000 to 2012 she was an independent museum consultant consulting extensively on museum organizational planning and strategic planning, on interpretive and exhibition development, and on cultural and heritage tourism with organizations nationwide and internationally.

Appointed a Commissioner for the Gullah-Geechee National Heritage Commission, Department of the Interior (National Park Service, 2007 â€" 2010), Mack served beginning in 2005 on the Scholarly Advisory Committee for the planned National African American Museum of History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Mack has conducted museum collections, film production and anthropological research - primarily in Africa and the U.S. - for more than 20 years. She has similarly independently developed, led and lectured for heritage tourism programs in both the U.S. and in Africa.
A Fulbright Senior Specialist in 2010, Mack is an active member of several professional organizations, among them the Association of American Museums (AAM); Association of African American Museums (AAAM); AFRICOM (International Council of African Museums); ICOM; the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience; the Association for State and Local History (AASLH); NAME (National Association for Museum Exhibition;) the Southeast Museums Conference (SEMC). Mack served two three-year terms on the advisory Smithsonian Council from 1999 - 2005. She has served the Association of African American Museums, as consultant, nominating committee chair, conference program committee member, as Program Chair for the AAAM 2009 annual conference and currently as a board member again, through 2013. She presently serves on the AAAM board by-laws committee, chairs the redefined Governance Committee that leads the restructuring process for AAAM board oversight, accountability and planning of the forthcoming AAAM strategic planning process. Mack also serves as the AAAM board liaison for the development of a memorandum of understanding with the Africa â€" U.S. Partnership group, in which AAAM is a leading member along with AFRICOM (International Council of African Museums), IMLS, AAM, Michigan State University and the Smithsonian Institution. Mack has served on the 2011, 2012 and 2013 National Program Committee for the Association of American Museums annual national conference, serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Public History, and as a peer and field reviewer for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). She is an associate member of The Museum Group (www.museumgroup.com) - an association of senior museum consultants.
Deborah L. Mack holds a Ph.D. and an M.A., both in anthropology from Northwestern University, and a B.A. in geography from the University of Chicago.


Trip Leaders of International Wildlife Adventures

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Debra L. Mack

Dr. Deborah L. Mack, who will be joining us on our Exploring West Africa's Cultural and Natural Treasures voyage, November 30 - December 19, 2011, is an engaging speaker and expert on Africa and the African heritage in the Americas. Trained in geography at the University of Chicago and in anthropology at Northwestern, she has been involved for more than 20 years in the creation of exhibitions at major museums across the country, including the permanent exhibit AFRICA at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. Since 2005, Dr. Mack has served on the Scholarly Advisory Committee of the planned National African American Museum of History and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution. And in 2010, she was appointed a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Senegal. Drawing on her rich experience in museums, film production, and anthropological research, Dr. Mack will have much to share with you about the history and culture of Northwest Africa and about how that culture continues to influence a wide range of aspects of life in America - from religion to popular music.


Dr. Deborah L. Mack, ...

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Dr. Deborah L. Mack, associate director for community and constituent services at the National African American Museum of History and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution, will speak at the Knoxville Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. She will discuss the museum, set to open on the mall in Washington, D.C., in the fall of 2016.

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