Lynn Clouser Waddell
Director, The Drexel Collection
Lynn Clouser Waddell has been volunteering and working in museums for over 20 years, including the Delaware Art Museum, Winterthur Museum, Hagley Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Barnes Foundation. She holds a BA in Art Conservation from the University of Delaware and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University with a certificate in Design and Decorative Arts from Sotheby's Institute in London. Lynn started at Drexel in 2012 as the assistant curator, becoming assistant director in 2015 and director in 2017. As director of the Drexel Collection, she oversees a collection of approximately 8,000 pieces and three galleries, plus permanent displays in the Main Building and medical college. Her current focus for the collection is increasing the use of the collection by students and faculty and creating partnerships with increasingly diverse departments and schools.