Professor of Museum Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Elee Wood is associate dean for student affairs, and professor of museum studies in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) with an adjunct appointment in education at IU School of Education. Wood’s research interests include action-oriented phenomenology, object-based learning, critical museum pedagogies, and evaluation capacity building. Elee got her start in museums as a Wizard Wing volunteer at the Milwaukee Public Museum and worked as an exhibit developer and public programs manager at Minnesota Children’s Museum. She holds a PhD in Education for Community and MEd in Youth Development Leadership from the University of Minnesota and a BA in Dramatic Arts from Macalester College.