Eric Segal

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Eric Segal

Eric Segal, PhD

Educational Background (school & study)

  • University of California, Berkeley, BA (1989) in Art History
  • University of California, MA (1993) and PhD (2002) in Art History

Research Interests/Experience (if any)

  • American art; museum education

Current position and brief description of responsibilities

  • Director of Education and Curator of Academic Programs at the Harn Art Museum at UF. At the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, I collaborate with faculty across all units of the university to foster interdisciplinary programs and to develop creative ways to join the museum with curricular activities. As Director of Education, I lead a team in developing engaging learning opportunities for exhibitions and in creating “always-on” educational experiences for students and community members, whenever they come to the museum.

Past professional experiences

  • Assistant Professor of Art History, UF

Personal interests

  • Following the news
  • Reading literature
  • Using new technologies to connect people to the arts