Dr. Elizabeth Peterson
Elizabeth Peterson was excited to join the Vancouver Police Museum and Archives as Museum Curator in 2017 after spending 9 years working as an archaeologists and museum specialist in Ethiopia, UK, Mexico, and Canada. With a passion for exploring the more unusual aspects of history tied with community outreach and development, she is very happy exploring and sharing Vancouver’s story through exhibit design and collection management. Elizabeth is responsible for the acquisition, storage, and display of the museum’s collections. She holds a BA and MA in Anthropology/Archaeology with a Museum Studies Certificate from The University of Tulsa and a PhD in Archaeology from Simon Fraser University.