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Ann Louise Koski

museum director

Ann Louise Koski, museum director. Member of AAM (Map 1, Map III surveyor, on-site accreditation team member), Eastern Illinois University History Administration Association (president 1989-1991), Wisconsin Federation Museums (board member 1989—2002, vice president 1993-1999), Association Midwest Museums (annual progressive chair 2001).

Background

Koski, Ann Louise was born on July 27, 1951 in DeKalb, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Lauri V. and Evelyn J. (Mosher) Koski.

Education

Bachelor in Anthropology, University Michigan, 1973. Master of Arts in Anthropology, Northwestern University, 1974. Master of Arts in History Preservation, Eastern Illinois University, 1983.

Career

Director Regional Survey Laboratory, Center for American Archeology, 1975. Assistant director Contract Archeology Progressive Center for American Archeology, Kampsville, Illinois, 1977-1981. Assistant curator Greenwood School Museum/Coles County History Society, Charleston, 1981-1982.

Director Oswego County History Society, New York, 1983-1985. Exhibit designer, Crowder Archeological Collections Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, 1986. Director Historic Hazelwood House, Green Bay, 1986—1989, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1986—2000, Wisconsin History Museum, Madison, since 2000.

Field consultant American Association State & Local History, Nashville, Tennessee, 1985. Member executive committee Wisconsin Humanities Council, 1993-1996, vice-chair, 1995-1996, chair, 1996-1998. Board member Center American Archeology, 1995-2004, member executive committee, 1996-2004.

Australian Psychological Society I grant reviewer Wisconsin Arts Board, 2000. On-site museum reviers, grant reviewer Michigan Council for Arts, 2000-2002.

Works

  • Co-author: Massey and Archie: A Study in Two Hopewellian Homesteads in the Western Illinois Uplands, 1985. Associate editor Voyageur Magazine, 1986-1989. Contributor magazine articles, book reviews, research reports.

Membership

Member of AAM (Map 1, Map III surveyor, on-site accreditation team member), Eastern Illinois University History Administration Association (president 1989-1991), Wisconsin Federation Museums (board member 1989—2002, vice president 1993-1999), Association Midwest Museums (annual progressive chair 2001).