Stephanie Rowe was appointed Executive Director in August 2016 after serving as Interim Executive Director since May 2015. Stephanie began at NCPH in 2012 as Program Manager, then Associate Director. She came to the organization after five years with Museumwise, now the Museum Association of New York. Stephanie served there as the Program Coordinator and Regional Archivist and worked to strengthen membership and development programs, create and evaluate a diverse range of educational resources, coordinate the Awards of Merit Program and to transform the organization’s Annual Meeting into the dynamic Museums in Conversation Conference.

A native of New York State, Stephanie earned her B.A. in Social Studies (2006) from Ithaca College and M.A. in History Museum Studies (2008) from the Cooperstown Graduate Program.

Academic interests

Public History