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Mary Shaw McCutcheon, museum consultant.


McCutcheon, Mary Shaw was born on July 13, 1947. Daughter of John T. and Susan Micheline (Dart) McCutcheon.


Bachelor in Anthropology, Rice University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University Arizona, 1981.


Consultant on Micronesian museum, Guam and Palau. Adjunct professor department anthropology George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, since 1991. Assistant professor University Guam, 1981-1983.

Manager tropical island collection Smithsonian Institution, 1988-1991. Curator numerous exhibitions. Book reviewer; reviewer, panelist Office of Technology Assessment, National Endowment of the Humanities, National Science Foundation.

Panelist 14th Annual Meeting Mid-Atlantic Regional Association for Asian Studies, Washington, 1986. Member advisory board Micronesian Resource Survey National Park Service and Micronesia Institute.


Secretary North Highlands Citizens Association, Arlington, Virginia, 1980-1981, vice president, 1988-1989, president 1989-1990, 91—. Member Arlington County Bicyclist Advisory Commission, 1988-1990. Chair survey committee Arlington Hist Affairs and Landmarks Review Board since 1992, member since 1991, vice chairman 1993, chairman 1994.

Board directors Arlington History Society, since 1993, newsletter editor, since 1992.


John T. McCutcheon

Susan Micheline (Dart) McCutcheon