Professor Lubar directs Brown's Public Humanities program, building on his interests in issues of culture, community, and public history. Present research projects include work in the history of museums, material culture, 19th-century invention and technology, and digital humanities.

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Steven Lubar, Professor, American Studies. Director, John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage. At Brown since 2004. Before that, Chair of the Division of the History of Technology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Author or co-author of "Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian"; "InfoCulture"; and "History from Things." Exhibits include "America on the Move" and "Engines of Change" at the Smithsonian, many smaller exhibitions at Brown and as consulting curator elsewhere. Interests include the history of museums and memorials, material culture studies, cultural theory in the study of history of technology, and digital humanities.

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Professor, Departments of American Studies, History, and History of Art and Architecture and Director, John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage
American Studies; John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities, History
Phone: +1 401 863 6115

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New Social Sciences Faculty 2004
ARTS/HUMANITIES: Steven Lubar and Public Humanities Initiatiave (Inside Brown of March 2005)
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Public Humanities at Brown
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

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