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Mayborn Museum Rm. 1804
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Dr. Ellie B.Caston

  • B.F.A., Southern Medthodist University (Fine Arts)
  • M.A., Texas Tech University (Museum Sciences)
  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University (Fine Arts)

Ellie Caston is the director of the Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University and senior lecturer in the department of museum studies. She previously served as director of operations at the Strecker Museum � the pre-cursor to the Mayborn Museum. She has also served as executive director of the Gregg County Historical Museum in Longview, Texas and of the Virginia Association of Museums. She has served as president, vice president, and member of the council of the Texas Association of Museums. She holds the master's degree in museum sciences and the doctoral degree in fine arts from Texas Tech University. Her specialties include museum education.

Primary courses taught
  • Introduction to Museums (U)
  • Educational Programming for the Museum (U)
  • Exhibit Design and Preparation (U)
  • The Museum as a Learning Resource (U)
  • Museum Education (G)
  • Design and Management of Museum Exhibits (G)