Museum Research and Collections

Welcome to the Department of Museum Research and Collections. This department is a new addition to the University of Alabama Museums. It was created in 2016 and under the Direction of Dr. John C. Abbbott. It is responsible for overseeing the management and curation of the University of Alabama Museums collections and developing interdisciplinary research programs across the University that focus on museum-based research. The department is made up of five full-time staff and works closely with 14 curators across six different university departments.