SOAR Team members are active within their respective fields and are constantly working to push our understanding of museums and the cultural sector forward. Here are a few contributions by SOAR staff (current and former) to the wider field.
Sturtevant, Paul B. 2017 (forthcoming). The Middle Ages in the Popular Imagination: Medievalism, Film, and Historical Consciousness (London: I.B. Tauris).
Watriss, Whitney. 2017. "Serving and Engaging Visitors at the Smithsonian Institution." Informal Learning Review 143 (March/April 2017): 22-25.
Sturtevant, Paul B. 2017. "History is Not a Useless Major: Fighting Myths with Data." Perspectives on History (April): https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/april-2017/history-is-not-a-useless-major-fighting-myths-with-data.
Eder, Elizabeth K., Andrew Pekarik, and Zeynep Simavi. 2017. "Visitor-Centered Exhibition Design." Visitor-Centered Exhibitions and Edu-Curation in Art Museums (2017): 251. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442278981/Visitor-Centered-Exhibitions-and-Edu-Curation-in-Art-Museums
Pekarik, Andrew J., J.B. Schreiber, N. Hanemann, K. Richmond, and B. Mogel. 2014. "IPOP: A Theory of Experience Preference." Curator: The Museum Journal 57(1): 5-27. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cura.12048/full
Pekarik, Andrew J., and James B. Schreiber. 2012. "The Power of Expectation." Curator: The Museum Journal 55, no. 4: 487-496. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.2012.00171.x/abstract
Pekarik, Andrew J. 2010. "From Knowing to Not Knowing: Moving Beyond “Outcomes." Curator: The Museum Journal 53, no. 1: 105-115. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.2009.00011.x/abstract
Pekarik, Andrew J., and B. Mogel. 2010. "Ideas, Objects, or People? A Smithsonian Exhibition Team Views Visitors Anew." Curator: The Museum Journal 53(4): 465-482. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.2010.00047.x/abstract
Doering, Zahava. D. 1999. "Strangers, Guests or Clients? Visitor Experiences in Museums." Curator: The Museum Journal 42, no 2: 74-87. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.1999.tb01132.x/abstract
Pekarik, Andrew J., Zavaha D. Doering, and David A. Karns. 1999. "Exploring Satisfying Experiences in Museums." Curator: The Museum Journal 42, no. 2 (1999): 152-173. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2151-6952.1999.tb01137.x/abstract
Doering, Zahava. D. and Andrew J. Pekarik, A. 1996. "Questioning the Entrance Narrative." Journal of Museum Education 21, no. 3: 20-29. https://www.jstor.org/stable/40479072