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Nicolette B. Meister

Faculty Director

Nicolette Meister is the Curator of Collections of the Logan Museum of Anthropology at Beloit College where she teaches in the Museum Studies Program. She has taught collections care and grant writing for the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies and International Preservation Studies Center and has presented numerous presentations and workshops focused on collections management and care. She advocates for the advancement of academic and small museums through publications, teaching, and committee service. She is on the board of the Beloit Historical Society, where she chairs their collections committee and co-chairs the Stateline Small Museums Conference. She has a MS in Museum and Field Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a BA in Anthropology from UW-Milwaukee.

As the Center’s Faculty Director, Nicolette is responsible for course development and assessment, instructor recruitment, and course logistics.

Dr. Nuria Sanjuán

Director of Summer Programs

Nuria Sanjuán is the Director of Summer Programs at Beloit College, where she oversees the Center for Collections Care, Center for Language Studies, and Beloit Blocks. Nuria provides vision for program development and ensures that all course offerings draw on current best pedagogical practices and are aligned with the educational priorities of the College.

Nuria received a PhD in Hispanic Studies from Princeton University and a B.A. in Translation from the University of Alicante, Spain. She holds an appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and has taught in the Critical Identity Studies program at Beloit. Before joining the Beloit community in 2017, Nuria taught at Rider University, Princeton, and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Her interests focus on the tensions between gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and religion in Spanish cultural production. Her articles have appeared in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, eHumanista, Hispanófila, and in edited volumes.

Center Assistants

Center Assistants are Beloit College Museum Studies students who help with preparation of course material and course logistics. The positions provide invaluable opportunities to network with instructors and diverse museum, library, archive, and conservation professionals. Assistants may participate in courses, which ensures instructors’ and participants’ needs are met and provides the assistants unbridled undergraduate student access to content and training.

Office of Summer Programs

The Office of Summer Programs is located on the second floor of the Writing Center Building and is open weekdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Office of Summer Programs
Beloit College, Campus Box 218
700 College St.
Beloit, WI 53511