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Jamie Lewis

Collections Manager, Anthropology

Gantz Family Collections Center

Jamie Lewis is the Anthropology Collections Manager for North America. She is responsible for collections care, and connecting researchers and descendant communities to their heritage. The collections include contemporary, ethnohistoric, and archaeological items. She also assists with the IMLS National Leadership Grant funded project Collaborative Curation: Building a 21st Century Model for the Care of North American Human Remains to improve the respectful care of North American human remains.

To learn more about the North American collections, you can visit the web page ( or view the online collections database ( Please note that not all records for the North American collections are live; only records for objects already shared through public exhibition are currently accessible on the database.

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M.A. Museum and Exhibition Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago
B.A. Anthropology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign