Mr. Eric Ames

Mr. Eric Ames
Adjunct Lecturer in Museum Studies

Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications for ITS and University Libraries, Baylor University
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Adjunct Lecturer in Museum Studies

Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications for ITS and University Libraries, Baylor University

Education
  • B.A., Public Relations, Texas Tech University
  • M.A., Museum Studies, Baylor University

Eric Ames is Assistant Director for Marketing & Communication for the Baylor University Libraries and ITS and an adjunct lecturer in Baylor’s Department of Museum Studies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Texas Tech University and a Master of Arts in Museum Studies from Baylor University. He holds a certification as a Professional Certified Marketer from the American Marketing Association. He is the author of two books on Waco history, both published nationally by Arcadia Publishing.

Mr. Ames is currently vice president of the board of directors for the Historic Waco Foundation and has served as the chair of the Historic Landmark Preservation Commission for the City of Waco and president of the Hewitt Public Library Advisory Board. He has also served as chair of the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries’ Conference Planning Committee. He has a history of activity with the Texas Association of Museums, the Texas Digital Library, local cultural heritage institutions and as founder of Ames Heritage Consulting.

Primary Courses Taught

  • Historic Buildings and Sites (U)
  • Introduction to Outreach and Community Relations for Museums (U)
  • Archival Technology and Digital Collections Management (G)
  • Outreach and Community Relations (G)
  • Historic Preservation (G)

Department of Museum Studies

1300 S. University Parks Drive
Waco, TX 76706

(254) 710-1233