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Shelley Ruth Butler

Shelley Ruth Butler

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Shelley Ruth Butler

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(PhD, York, 2002)

is an anthropologist and research fellow at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. She has written numerous articles on the politics of museum exhibitions, including "CONTESTED REPRESENTATIONS: REVISITING INTO THE HEART OF AFRICA" (University of Toronto Press, 2007) on the controversial Royal Ontario Museum exhibit, called "the heart of one of the most divisive cultural firestorms to ever hit museums." She has also published work in Museum Anthropology and City and Society.