Leadville, Colorado

Lori Hall-Araujo, PhD, is a cultural historian, educator, and museum curator.  Since 2000, she has interpreted and catalogued material culture for museums and private collections including the Chicago History Museum and the Roy and Sophia Sieber African Art Collection.  She is currently curator for the Costume Museum and Research Library and assistant professor in the Design School at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.


Recent Projects

Exhibition poster (illustration: Stephanie Carlo & poster design: Creative Ink)

Curator for The Joan Crawford Effect (October 6 to December 17, 2017) organized by the Stephens College Costume Museum and Research Library

Read more

News & Upcoming Events

Presenting Towards an Ethnography of Mediated Celebrity Glamour at "Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?" in Lisbon, Portugual (July 2018).

"Ambivalence and the 'American Dream' on RuPaul's Drag Race" now available to read for free here.

The Culture Hustler

Musing for modern minds.

Proud member of: