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Robin R. Morey

Curatorial Assistant

B.A., University of Miami, Anthropology and Latin American Studies
M.A., Columbia University, Sociocultural Anthropology

Robin Morey is the curatorial assistant for the upcoming exhibition ¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues, opening at the National Museum of American History in 2020.

Research Specialties: 
  • Spanish Caribbean, Latin America, U.S. Latinx history and culture
  • Expressive culture, including music, performance and dance
  • Folklore and oral traditions
  • Collective memory
  • Community engagement and cultural preservation
  • Semiotic anthropology
  • Ethnohistorical research
Projects: 
  • ¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues, National Museum of American History
  • Music and Migration: Sounds of California Project, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
  • Tradiciones music series, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Awards, Honors, and Special Recognition: 
  • Center for Latin American Studies – Cuban Heritage Collection Undergraduate Research Fellow, University of Miami (2012)
  • Anthropology – Departmental Honor, University of Miami (2013)
  • Latino Museum Studies Fellow, Smithsonian Latino Center (2016)