SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS EXPERTS

One feature that makes our programs uniquely special is our world-class Smithsonian Journeys Experts. Chosen for their charisma, expertise and affability, these men and women are the secret ingredient that turns a fine tour into an unforgettable experience. Other tour companies can take you to the most splendid sites, but in the hands of our experts, your journey will take on new meaning. Our Smithsonian Journeys Experts have dedicated entire careers to pursuing personal and professional passions. Their enthusiasm is contagious; their expert guidance consistently brings depth, excitement and substance to the travelers who join them on our tours — and that is the signature of Smithsonian Journeys. We're proud to introduce you to our stars.

To be considered as a Smithsonian Journeys Expert, submit your resume and cover letter with areas of expertise to smithsonianjourneys@si.edu, attn: Gloria Baxevanis.

SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS EXPERTS

Eric Denker

Eric Denker is a senior lecturer at the National Gallery of Art, where he has been since 1978.  From 1...

Paula DePriest

Dr. Paula T. DePriest is the Deputy Director of the Smithsonian’'s Museum Conservation Institute. Since...

David DeVorkin

David DeVorkin is senior curator of history of astronomy and the space sciences at Smithsonian’s Nati...

Anna DiBiase

Born and raised in rural Western New York State, Anna has made Italy her home for the better part of the la...

Pat Dickerson

Dr. Pat Dickerson is a geologist and visiting research fellow with the Jackson School of Geosciences - Univ...

Wolfgang Dittus

Wolfgang Dittus (Wolf) is the founding director of the Smithsonian Primate Research Station at Polonnaruwa,...

John Dobbins

John Dobbins is a field archaeologist who has excavated in Spain, Italy, Greece, and Syria. He specializes ...

Nathanael Dodge

Nathanael Dodge combines his outdoor interests, education, and hands-on experience to make Yellowstone come...

David Eisenhower

Special Guest Speaker Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, i...

Thomas Emmert

Thomas Emmert, professor emeritus at Gustavus Adolphus College, is a historian of Central and Eastern Europ...

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