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Tusculum College, 2012

BA Museum Studies

Southern University at New Orleans, 2015

MA Museum Studies

Louisiana State University, present

Doctor of Design in Cultural Preservation

Erika N. Witt is a Museologist based in New Orleans, Louisiana.  She is engaged primarily with collections management and museum education. Her main focus is on the arts of Africa and the African diaspora, with a specialization in ancient Egyptian visual expressions. She aims to make museums more meaningful, impactful, and inclusive to underserved communities and educate communities on traditional African art history.

Erika is employed at the historically black university Southern University at New Orleans.  She is the Curator for the Southern University at New Orleans Museum of Art, Coordinator of Public Services for the Leonard S. Washington Memorial Library, and Adjunct Professor teaching intro to museum studies to undergraduate and graduate students.


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