Megan Reel
Assistant Collections Manager - Ethnology
Museum of Texas Tech University

Megan Reel received her B.A. in History from the University of Saint Andrews (Scotland) in 2009, and her M.A. in Museum Science from Texas Tech University in 2015. Her thesis research focused on globalization and rural community museums in West Texas. She began her career in museums at the Lubbock Lake Landmark where she was involved in field research, laboratory processing, and collections care. The Assistant Collections Manager for the Ethnology Collection (part of the Anthropology Division) at the Museum of Texas Tech University since 2014, she has focused on implementing the highest standards of collections care, and been involved with exhibit research and development. She has presented research posters at conferences including the Mountain Plains Museum Association and the American Alliance of Museums.