Profile profile for KnaufJ

Jocelyn Knauf

Docent Program Manager

Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, Anthropology (Historical Archaeology)

M.A.A. Univeristy of Maryland, College Park, Applied Anthropology

B.A. American University, Anthropology

B.A. American University, International Studies

Role in Museum: 

Jocelyn Knauf supervises the museum’s volunteer docents, who provide onsite daily programming about American history through tours, exhibit spotlight talks, and hands-on carts. Her primary responsibilities include volunteer recruitment, training, enrichment, evaluation, and interpretive program development. She is particularly interested in how museums can enhance critical thinking skills, broaden perspectives, and inspire lifelong learning through interpretive programming and volunteer engagement.