Chelsea Dacus is a Ph.D. student on the Museum Professionals track at Rice University. She earned her BA in Art History from Mt. Holyoke College and her MA in Art History with a specialty in Maya Art from Southern Methodist University. She is also Assistant Curator of The Glassell Collections, African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian, and Antiquities at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She has worked at the MFAH since 2004, assisting in the production of multiple exhibitions including Pompeii: Tales from an Eruption and contributed to several museum publications.