B.A. Romance Languages & Studio Art, Wake Forest University, 1995
M.F.A. Painting, Hunter College, CUNY, 1999
M.S. Ed. Museum Education, Bank Street College, 2009
PhD Cognitive Science, Columbia University, 2017
William Crow is Educator in Charge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In that role he oversees programs serving over 500,000 visitors annually, including programs and resources for schools, educators, families, teens, college and universities and the adult public. He has spoken nationally and internationally on topics related to museums, co-authored several publications with the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), and has served as a panelist for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). He received the 2015 University Excellence in Teaching Award at Johns Hopkins and, in 2017, he was awarded a Fulbright Global Specialist Award to conduct professional development for museum professionals in South America. William Crow holds a BA in Romance Languages and Art from Wake Forest University, an MFA in Painting from Hunter College of The City University of New York, an MSEd in Museum Education Leadership from Bank Street College, and a PhD in Cognitive Science from Columbia University.
the public value of museums and cultural institutions; research and evaluation of museum programming; digital technologies for learning; cognitive development and its application to the cultural sector