MA, Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia
Jordan Wilson was a co-curator of the exhibit cesnam, the city before the city, at the Museum of Anthropology, and a member of the curatorial team for the sister exhibits at Museum of Vancouver and the Musqueam Cultural Education Resource Centre. He's of European and Indigenous ancestry, and a member of the Musqueam First Nation, whose traditional, ancestral and unceded territory encompasses what is now Vancouver, Canada. Jordan holds a Masters of Arts in Anthropology (museum studies stream), and a Bachelor of Arts in First Nations Studies, both obtained at the University of British Columbia.
His research interests include community collaboration and Indigenous-museum relationships, issues of representation, material culture studies, Indigenous art history, community/oral history, and Indigenous/community-based archaeology.
Jordan has spent time abroad researching and receiving training at the Smithsonian in Washington DC, the University of Tromsø in the Sápmi region of arctic Norway, and most recently at the Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, NM.