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Alice Marian Greenwald

Alice Marian Greenwald, museum director. National Education Association fellow, 1981, Danforth Foundation fellow, 1973-1975. Member, advisor Local Assistance Board, West Windsor, New Jersey, 1992.

Background

  • Greenwald, Alice Marian was born on January 2, 1952 in Oceanside, New York, United States. Daughter of Edmund M. G. and Emily Leona (Liebman) Greenwald Meyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, 1973. Master of Arts in History of Religions, University Chicago, 1975.

    Career

    • Curatorial assistant Maurice Spertus Museum of Judaica, Chicago. Assistant curator Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, 1975—1978, curator, 1978—1981, acting director, 1980. Executive director National Museum American Jewish History, Philadelphia, 1981-1986.

      Principal Alice M. Greenwald/Museum Services, Washington, 1986—2001. Associate museum director museum programs United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2001—2006. Director World Trade Center Memorial Museum, since 2006.

      Consultant, technical advisor Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, 1987-1990. Chair, Council American Jewish Museums, 1984-1986.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member, advisor Local Assistance Board, West Windsor, New Jersey, 1992.

    Personality

    Interests

    Cooking, travel, poetry.

    Connections

    • Married David Pearce Ward, October 10, 1976. Children: Nathaniel, Leda Ward.
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    Born January 2, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1973
      Sarah Lawrence College
    • 1975
      University Chicago
    • 1975 - 1978
      assistant, curator Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum
    • 1978 - 1981
      assistant, curator Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum
    • 1981 - 1986
      executive, director National Museum American Jewish History
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1986 - 2001
      principal Alice M. Greenwald/Mus. Services
      Washington, United States
    • 2001 - 2006
      associate, museum director museum programs United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • 2006
      director, World Trade Center Memorial Museum
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