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Rae Ostman

Rae Ostman

Associate Research Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, College of Global Futures

Rae.Ostman@asu.edu

School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Arizona State University
PO Box 875603
Tempe, AZ 85287-5306

Titles

  • Associate Research Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, College of Global Futures

Biography

Rae Ostman is an associate research professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, co-director of the Center for Innovation in Informal STEM Learning, and director of the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net). Ostman has broad experience planning, developing, implementing, and studying museum exhibits, programs, media, and other learning experiences in partnership with diverse organizations.

Education

  • PhD, Anthropological Archaeology, New York University, 2002
  • MA, Anthropological Archaeology, New York University, 1997
  • BA, `Cultural Analysis of Arts, Cornell University, 1994

Journal Articles

2019

Ostman, R., M. L. Zirulnik and J. McCullough Cosgrove. 2019. Storytelling, science, and religion: Promoting reflection and conversation about societal issues. Curator: The Museum Journal 62(2):117-134. DOI: 10.1111/cura.12301. (link )

2018

Ostman, R., S. Chu and M. Mader. 2018. Interpreting objects through digital games: The ROM Game Jam. Exhibition 37(11):40-51. (link )

2017

Ostman, R. 2017. Conversations about technology and society: Techniques and strategies to encourage civic engagement in museums. Science Education & Civic Engagement 9(2):47-58. (link )

2015

Ostman, R. and C. McCarthy. 2015. Nano: Creating an exhibition that is inclusive of multiple and diverse audiences. Exhbitionist 34(2):34-39. (link )

2013

Ostman, R., B. Herring, A. Jackson, I. Bennett and J. Wetmore. 2013. Making meaning through conversations about science and society. Exhibitionist (Spring):42-47. (link )