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Curator of North American Anthropology and Applied Cultural Research Director, Environment, Culture and Conservation
Year Started: 
1995
Introduction: 

Alaka Wali is a curator of North American Anthropology in the Science and Education Division.  She was the founding director of the Center for Cultural Understanding and Change from 1995- 2010.  She currently curates the sizeable North American collection which includes a contemporary urban collection.  She also works closely with colleagues in the Science Action Center.