Christina Kreps


  • Faculty
  • Department of Anthropology
  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

What I do

My current positions are: Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Director of Museum and Heritage Studies, and Museum of Anthropology

Professional Biography

Ph.D. 1994 Univ. of Oregon. Anthropology
M.A. 1988 Oregon. International Studies
B.A. 1981 Colorado College. Anthropology
born 1956 Muncie, IN


  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Oregon


I am currently conducting research and writing on religion and museums, focusing particularly on how sacred, ceremonial, an religious objects are treated in museums from a comparative and cross-cultural perspective. Using examples from my fieldwork Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the US.