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Chair Nancy Moses

Nancy Moses is an award-winning author whose books and articles explore the stories behind iconic cultural treasures and the provocative issues they raise. Her books include Fakes, Forgeries, and Frauds, (Rowman & Littlefield 2020), Stolen, Smuggled Sold: On the Hunt for Cultural Treasures (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015), and Lost in the Museum: Buried Treasures and the Stories They Tell (AltaMira Press, 2008). She created the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Power Lunch” column and a television series about game-changing Philadelphia area women.      

Nancy Moses formerly served as executive director of the Atwater Kent, Philadelphia History Museum. Her career features senior positions at the National Endowment for the Humanities, University of Pennsylvania’s Fels School of Government, and WQED-Pittsburgh Public Broadcasting. She has produced theatre, civic celebrations, radio shows, and social marketing campaigns.

Nancy Moses holds a Masters Degree from George Washington University and is a Visiting Scholar at the American University of Rome. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, she lives in Philadelphia where she is active in many civic initiatives.