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.

All Smithsonian Experts

Virginia Bower

Virginia Bower is an expert on Chinese art and archaeology. Virginia did her graduate study at Pr...

Dwight Bowers

Dwight Bowers is a Performing Arts Curator in the Division of Music, Sports, and Entertainment at...

Tamara Bray

Tamara Bray is an Andean archaeologist specializing in the Inca Empire and the archaeology of nor...

Christopher Brennan

Christopher Brennan, lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science, is a histo...

Glenn Bugh

Glenn R. Bugh is associate professor of Classical Studies and Byzantine History at Virginia Tech....

Scott Burns

Scott Burns is a Professor Emeritus of Geology and Past-Chair of the Dept. of Geology at Portland...

Michael Bustamante

Michael J. Bustamante is a Ph.D. Candidate in Latin American and Caribbean History at Yale Univer...

Lawrence Butler

Hear Lawrence Butler speak at the Smithsonian Associates program – An Introduction ...

Emiliana Caldarelli

A native Italian, Emiliana F. Caldarelli received a Laurea in Political Science from the Universi...

Mary Ann Calo

Mary Ann Calo is Batza Professor or Art and Art History, Emerita, at Colgate University, were she...

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