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Associate Director

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

HQ Phone: (405) 325-4772

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

2401 Chautauqua Avenue

Norman, Oklahoma 73072

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Assistant Director Public Prog
University of Oklahoma

Affiliations

Board Member
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Member
Oklahoma Museums Association

Associate Director and A Member of the Board
UMACS Ltd

Chair of the Visiting Committee
Accreditation Commission of the American Association of Museums

Board Member
American Association of Museums

Education

graduate degrees
zoology
Springfield College

graduate degrees
zoology
University of North Dakota

Web References (87 Total References)


Committee on Museum Professional Training

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Peter Tirrell Associate Director, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, and Adjunct Professor, Museum Studies Program Online, College of Liberal Studies University of Oklahoma pbtirrell@ou.edu


Help Build A New Museum of Natural History for Louisiana : How this can help education in Louisiana

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Direct community benefits can be as high as $3.50 dollars for every dollar spent on museums and indirect benefits as high as $12, according to Peter Tirrell, Associate Director of SNOMNH, who has served as a member of the American Association of Museums Board of Directors, and is a former President of the Association of College and University Museums and Galleries.

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Peter Tirrell, Associate Director, speaking at the University Museums and Collections 2003 Conference, told delegates that, since 1982: approximately 6 million people in Oklahoma, 17 other states, and Canada, have seen SNOMNH traveling exhibits. Even before the Oklahoma museum had opened its doors, its outreach had affected almost every county in the state.


Peter Tirrell, Associate ...

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Peter Tirrell, Associate Director of the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History located on the campus of the University of Oklahoma is the 2011 recipient of the Hugo G. Rodeck Award for Excellence. Named for one of the founders of MPMA, the Rodeck Award recognizes an individual member of MPMA who has contributed significant service to the museum field within the MPMA region and to MPMA. It is given infrequently and only in recognition of long and very distinguished service. Recipients are noted for their contributions to the field of state, provincial and local history, art, anthropology or natural history, and are recognized nationally as leaders in the profession.

Tirrell served a pivotal and formative role in the strategic planning, design, and development of the $45 million project for the new 195,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility that houses the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. He has long been a member of the Oklahoma Museums Association and served as vice-president and president of MPMA in addition to serving on the program committee and local arrangement committee for the annual conference. Tirrell has served as board member for the American Association of Museums and president for the Association of College and University Museums and Galleries. In addition to his duties at the museum, Tirrell also serves as adjunct professor, Museum Studies Program Online, for the OU College of Liberal Studies. In 2008, he was awarded the Kenneth E. Cook Faculty Award for his excellence in teaching.


AAMG: Association of Academic Museums & Galleries

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Discussion Leader: Peter Tirrell, Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma


Peter Tirrell, who also ...

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Peter Tirrell, who also serves as the associate director of the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, was named the 2011 recipient of the Mountain-Plains Museums Association's Hugo G. Rodeck Award of Excellence on Tuesday for his service to the museum field.

Recipients are noted for their contributions to the field of state, provincial and local history, art, anthropology or natural history.
Tirrell said in a press release that he was honored to receive the distinguished award.
"I was a maverick," Tirrell said in the press release.

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