Barbara Stratyner serves as Curator of Exhibitions for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.  In 2000-2001, she had a Fellowship in Museum Practice, sponsored jointly by the SI Center for Museum Services and the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. She holds a Ph. D. in Performance Studies and an MFA in Design from NYU, and an MS from the Leadership in Museum Education program at the Bank Street College of Education.  She serves as a member of the AAM Diversity Coalition Task Force and the MAAM Board.  She has taught at Parsons School of Design and the City College of NewYork as currently serves as a Graduate Advisor for the Gallatin Program in Individualized Studies at NYU.