2015

2014
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“The Digital Revolution and the Democratization of Design” – International Society of Appraisers, Annual Conference – Kansas City, Missouri, April 27
“Research Beyond Google” International Society of Appraisers, Annual Conference – Kansas City, Missouri, April 25
“Social Media, Appraisers and Museums”  – Appraisers Association of America The Art Market and the Museum: How Collectors and Dealers Help Shape World-Class Art Museum Collections” – St. Louis, Missouri, April 2

2013

  • Women’s Bodies Portrayed in Furniture Design” presented with three other instructors for “Woman in a Mirror: The Myth Versus the Reality of Women’s Imagery in Art and Design” –  International Women’s Day at Park University (sponsored by the University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Center for Global Peace Journalism, the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the United Nations Association and Zonta International) – March 8, 2013

2012

  • “The Fall of the Housewife and the Market for Domestic Objects” – The Runcie Club–  Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art – March 20, 2012

2011

  • Das Deutsche Aktwerk” – Eckel-Ellis Lecture Series – Benton Club – December 29, 2011
  • “The Rise of the Interior Decorator” – Eckel-Ellis Lecture Series – Benton Club – May 26, 2011

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  • “Bauhaus Furniture and the Ideal Woman” – The Benton Club – November 12, 2009

CURATORIAL

2011-1994

  • “The Cult of Beauty: Attitudes Towards Women in Hitlerian Germany” – Benton Club – St. Joseph, Missouri, 2011
  • “The People’s Place” – Museum Without Walls – Kansas City, Missouri, 1996
  • “The Runcie Club: 100 years of Collecting” – Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art – St. Joseph, Missouri, 1995
  • Assisted research for various exhibitions: Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, Illinois, 1996