Because the Center for Material Culture Studies works to generate and support innovative material culture research, the Center is lead by faculty who represent a variety of disciplines and fields. Faculty members specialize in everything from Museum Studies to Sociology and Criminal Justice. For an up-to-date list of faculty involved with the Center click here.

As program directors, professors, and experts, CMCS faculty regularly advise student research projects. With over sixteen programs dedicated to material culture studies, University of Delaware undergraduate and graduate students make up a large portion of the CMCS community. Read more about student’s recent theses, dissertations, and DELPHI projects.

By organizing, hosting, and sponsoring material culture events, the CMCS community continues to grow across the United States and around the world. Global connections are being made through jointly-sponsored symposia, while internationally renowned material culture scholars regularly share their research at the University of Delaware.