Redell Hearn, Adjunct Faculty
Redell Hearn is an independent museum professional with close to twenty years of experience in the field, including ten years of teaching museum studies to graduate students. Hearn’s museum career began as a student in the graduate program in Museum Studies at Syracuse University. During the summer following her first year of study, she curated an exhibition for the Smithsonian Institution entitled Cartoons, Caricatures and Comics. As museum curator for the California African American Museum (CAAM), she was responsible for the traveling exhibition Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks, which originated at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC. She left CAAM to become the founding director of the Master of Arts in Museum Studies Program for Southern University at New Orleans, the first and only museum studies program in the State of Louisiana.
Dr. Hearn earned a Master of Arts in Museum Studies, a Master of Philosophy, and a Doctorate in Humanities from Syracuse University.