I talked with David Skinner of Humanities magazine about the backstage intrigue of working at a museum, as portrayed in Sacred and Stolen.
Another artifact has been claimed as stolen: the Government of Turkey wants a stone idol that was recently sold at auction. I spoke to Bloomberg about how the art world is now handling stolen art. Read about my take, and more about the Stargazer idol, in Bloomberg.
This last weekend, I was honored to give a talk about "Sacred and Stolen" at Chautauqua Women’s Club. They recorded the talk for everyone to enjoy, and you can watch it below.
In this Newsweek article about new technology to track antiquities, I weigh in on the question of how ISIS may or may not be looting antiquities for financial gain.
In this radio segment, I talk about the behind-the-scenes process of how antiquities journey into museums. I discuss the "wild west" of the art world and its ethical implications.
James Mosher of Crain's Connecticut covers my discussion of stolen antiquities from my reading at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Connecticut. Read more about how a recent case involving Yale returning art to Peru demonstrates the new rules for ancient treasures.
LifeZette's Heather Hunter covers the danger facing antiquities in the face of ISIS. She discusses my newest book, "Sacred and Stolen."
This summer, I worked with students at Carleton College to create an exhibit to explore my alma mater's history, in honor of its Sesquicentennial. I spoke with a Minnesota entertainment guide about the process of creating the exhibit. Read it online by clicking below!
I chat with Book Trib about "Sacred and Stolen," what it was like to be a museum director, and more. Watch below!