Jennifer Kramer

Jennifer KramerJennifer Kramer (PhD, Columbia University, 2003) holds a joint position at the University of British Columbia as Associate Professor in anthropology and Curator, Pacific Northwest at the Museum of Anthropology. Her research focuses on Northwest Coast first nations visual culture and its relationships to aesthetic worth, commodification, repatriation, tourism, legal frameworks, and museums. Her publications include: Switchbacks: art, ownership, and Nuxalk national identity (UBC Press, 2006) and Kesu’: the art and life of Doug Cranmer (Douglas & McIntyre Press, 2012), and she is co-editor with Charlotte Townsend-Gault and Ki-ke-in of Native art of the northwest coast: a history of changing ideas (UBC Press 2013).