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Jean Druesedow


Jean Lawrence Druesedow is director of the Kent State University Museum (1993-present).  She was previously Associate Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1984-1992).  She holds bachelors and masters degrees in Speech and Theatre Arts from Indiana University and has taught public speaking and costume design for the theatre at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, and Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky; speech for the University of Maryland European and Mediterranean Divisions; coordinated and taught the graduate Costume Studies program offered by the Costume Institute in cooperation with New York University (1978-1992) as well as Curatorial Problems for the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York (1992).  She has served as curator or organizer for more than 40 exhibitions, is professionally active both nationally and internationally, lectures widely and contributes to publications in the field of costume studies.

Jean Druesedow
Kent State University Museum
Rockwell Hall
Phone: 330-672-3450
Fax: 330-672-3218