posted on: 12/11/2012 - 9:55am by mdougherty
Co-host of A Way with Words joins the Museum of Man as its marketing manager
During the past few years, the San Diego Museum of Man has been in a period of reflection and reinvention. New staff and board leaders have increased its community engagement efforts and zeroed in on a new mission: to inspire human connections by exploring the human experience.
The transformation kicked off with the hiring of Dr. Micah Parzen, a community-minded lawyer who transitioned from his prior job as a partner at Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, LLP, to become the museum’s Chief Executive Officer. Then Dr. Parzen brought on Hope Carlson, formerly the Executive Director of the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet and a graduate of Harvard Business School, to serve as Chief Development Officer.
The museum’s latest coup is Marketing Manager Grant Barrett, pictured at right. Public radio lovers may recognize his name from A Way with Words, a fun, hour-long show about language that Grant has co-hosted with Martha Barnette for six years (he’ll continue to work on the show).
A graduate of Columbia University, Grant is an American lexicographer and dictionary editor specializing in slang and new words....Read The Rest