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Michael John Gorman

Prof. Dr. Michael John Gorman

MCN regular member


Founding Director Biotopia


Biotopia: Naturkundemuseum Bayern
Menzingerstr. 67
D-80638 Munich

LMU Munich
Department Biology II
Chair of Life Sciences in Society
Grosshadernerstr. 2
D-82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-72139


Further Information

Research Focus: Experienced founder and director/CEO of innovative, internationally recognized, future-oriented museum projects and networks; Over fifteen years of international cultural leadership experience in Europe and the U.S.; Highly experienced at leading complex cultural projects at interface government, industry and research.

Selected publications:

Gorman, M.J., The Future of Science Museums, monograph under contract with MIT Press, due to be published 2019

Gorman, M.J., The Scientific Counter-Revolution, monograph under contract with Bloomsbury Press, due to be published in 2020.

Gorman, M.J. and Maensfort, K. van, forthcoming in Nature: Collaborations in Design, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum and Thames and Hudson, 2019