Contact Slater Museum Staff

Dr. Peter Wimberger
Thompson 257
253.879.3352 (fax)

Dr. Gary Shugart
Collections Manager
Thompson 295
253.879.3352 (fax)

Dr. Dennis Paulson
Director Emeritus
Thompson 295
253.879.3352 (fax)

Dillon Connelly
AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Specialist
Thompson 295
253.879.3356 (Museum)

Mateo Garcia
AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Coordinator
Thompson 295
253.879.3356 (Museum)

Student Curatorial Assistants
Amaya Kelly (2021-present)

Past Student Curatorial Assistants
Hannah P. Floren (2014-2016)
Tessa G. Nania (2016-2018)
Kyle J. Kolisch (academic years 2012-14)
Rayne Ellington-Lawrence (2012-13)
Ashley Riggle (spring 2012)
Natalie Bowens (spring 2012)
Cony Craighead (summers 2010, 2011, academic years 2007-11) Prepared 500+ birds and mammals
Lydia Kleine (fall 2009, 2010) Prepared specimens, conducted research on scoters, fulmars, and microplastics
Elizabeth Casey (academic years 2009-11)
Kari Hanson (fall 2011)
Daniel Rico Vidales (academic years 2009-12)
Ashley Agcaoili (academic years 2011-12)

Driving Directions
The Slater Museum is located in the east wing of Thompson Hall (room 295). The nearest intersection for a driving reference is North Union Ave and North 14th St, Tacoma, WA.  For directions from your location to N Union & N 14th, click google and enter your location.  Park in the parking lot for Thompson or nearby on the street.   From the Union Avenue entrance to Harned, go through Harned, cross the courtyard, up the steps to Thompson 295.