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Dean William Anderson

Dean William Anderson, museum consultant. Recipient Robert Brooks award Smithsonian Institution, 1983; Minnesota SPAN Association scholar, Israel, 1967; MacPherson Foundation scholar, Minneapolis, 1967. Trustee Interlochen Center for Arts. Member Interlochen Alumni Organization (president 1994-1998, national board directors), Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha.

Background

  • Anderson, Dean William was born on August 28, 1946 in Minneapolis. Son of Edward Marvin and Mabel (Gilland) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Macalester College, 1968. Master of Arts, University California-Berkeley, 1970.

    Career

    • Examiner Office Management and Budget, Washington, 1970-1973. Administrative officer Smithsonian Institution, 1973-1984, assistant secretary history and art, 1984-1985, under secretary, 1985-1990. Deputy director management and planning Woodrow Wilson Center, 1990—2001, acting director, 1997-1999.

      Partner Interim Museum Services LLC, since 2005. Visiting lecturer, graduate program Goteborg University, Sweden, since 2002.

    Membership

    Trustee Interlochen Center for Arts. Member Interlochen Alumni Organization (president 1994-1998, national board directors), Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Heumann Gurian. Children: Erik Wheeler, Matthew Edward.
    • father: Edward Marvin Anderson
    • mother: Mabel (Gilland) Anderson
    • spouse: Elaine Heumann Gurian
    • children: Erik Wheeler Anderson
    • Matthew Edward Anderson
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    Born August 28, 1946
    (age 70)
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    • 1968
      Macalester College
    • 1970
      University California-Berkeley
    • 1970 - 1973
      Examiner Office Management, and Budget
      Washington, United States
    • 2005
      partner, Interim Museum Services Limited Liability Company
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