Rebecca “Becca” Hiester is the Director of Education and Programs at the Gibbes Museum, where she oversees all educational programs for K-12 and adult audiences, including all collaborative programs between the Gibbes and the Medical University of South Carolina. A Charleston native, she has an MA in art history from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a BA in anthropology and art history from Wake Forest University. She volunteered as a Museum Educator and with the curatorial department at the Gibbes for five years before becoming a Curatorial Assistant in 2014. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Library and Information Science with the University of South Carolina in addition to working full time with the Gibbes.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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