Museum Informaticist, Researcher & Lecturer

Dr. Laura-Edythe Coleman is a Museum Informaticist: her focus is on the point of convergence for museums, information, people, and technology. Knowing that societies need museums for creating and sustaining cultural memory, she strives to help communities co-create heritage collections with institutions. She is an online lecturer at Johns Hopkins University, Museums Studies Program. She holds a Ph.D. in Information Science, a Masters of Library and Information Science and a Bachelors of Fine Arts. She brings an extensive background in cultural heritage informatics, education, and information technology to focus on cultural institutions and their communities