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researcher , design consultant

Barbara Ann Birney, American informal learning researcher, exhibit design consultant. Member American Association Museum (museum assessment program since 1988), Visitor Studies Association, Aquarium and Zoo Association.

Background

Birney, Barbara Ann was born on June 19, 1954 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Robert Charles and Margaret Ann (Momerack) Birney.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology, Wesleyan University, 1976. Master of Arts in Education, University of California at Los Angeles, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University of California at Los Angeles, 1986.

Career

Educational evaluator Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield, Illinois, 1986-1992. Consultant Interpretation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1992-1994. Audience researcher Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh, since 1994.

Membership

Member American Association Museum (museum assessment program since 1988), Visitor Studies Association, Aquarium and Zoo Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horseback riding, crew, pianist.

Connections

father:
Robert Charles Birney

mother:
Margaret Ann (Momerack) Birney