Lisa Junkin Lopez

Updated
23 May 2017

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Lisa Junkin Lopez.

Lisa Junkin Lopez is a public historian, educator, and executive director of the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, a cultural resource owned by Girl Scouts of the USA. From 2008 to 2015, Junkin Lopez served as associate director of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, where she led projects that engaged topics of immigration, democracy, sustainability, and more. In 2015, she guest-edited a special issue of The Public Historian on experimental practices within historic house museums, while serving on its National Board of Editors. Junkin Lopez holds an MA in art education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in art history from the College of William and Mary, and she previously was a core faculty member of the Museum and Exhibition Studies program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 2017, she served as an LOI panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.