Tyler Taylor is the Vice President of Collections, Curation, Conservation, and Archaeology at the Alamo. She holds a PhD in American Studies from the College of William & Mary with an emphasis on American Indian Studies and 19th- and 20th-century U.S. cultural history. Tyler’s work deals with Indigenous histories of the American West and transnational studies, and has been generously supported by the Smithsonian Institution and the Minnesota Historical Society. She combines her academic expertise with experience in exhibit and program development, museum education, and community engagement to forge connections between museum collections and the communities they represent.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Tyler is dedicated to museum work that gives back to her hometown.