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Dana Allen-Greil is Director of Digital Strategy at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and teaches for the Johns Hopkins University Museum Studies program. Her past positions include: Chief of Web and Social Media at the National Archives; Senior Digital Outreach Producer at the National Gallery of Art ; Chief of Digital Outreach and Engagement at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History; social media strategist and account director at Ogilvy Public Relations; and online communications coordinator at the Kaiser Family Foundation. Dana holds a bachelor’s degree in English from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a master’s degree in Museum Studies from The George Washington University. Dana has taught graduate museum studies courses at Georgetown University, George Washington University, and Johns Hopkins University. Her nonprofit board service includes: Secretary of the Board of Directors and Marketing Committee Chair for the Museum Computer Network, Editorial Advisory Board member for the Exhibitionist journal (affiliated with the National Association of Museum Exhibition), and Secretary and Treasurer for the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums. Dana participated in the Getty Leadership Institute’s NextGen program and has served as grant reviewer for IMLS and NEH.

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Dana Allen-Greil is Director of Digital Strategy at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Dana has led web and social media efforts at the National Archives, National Gallery of Art, Ogilvy Public Relations, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, and the Kaiser Family Foundation. Dana holds a B.A. in English from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an M.A. in Museum Studies from George Washington University. She has taught graduate museum studies courses for Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, and George Washington University and served on the boards of the Museum Computer Network (MCN) and the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM).

Dana Allen-Greil
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