Kirstin Ohrt

Position
Communications Specialist
Office
1N-9 Green Hall
Bio/Description

In her new role as communications specialist, Kirstin Ohrt draws on her diverse background to showcase the work of the Department of Art and Archaeology. Since 2019, Kirstin has been cataloguing the coins excavated during Princeton’s 1930s Antioch expedition and presented research on the history of the expedition at the 2022 International Numismatic Congress. Previously, she oversaw communications for a wine importer in New York. Her interests in history and culture have long fed her sense of adventure. She has worked as a copy editor in Budapest, an archivist in Göttingen, Germany, an art consultant in Los Angeles, and as cruise director on the Yangtze.  She holds a B.A. in history and German from UCSB as well as the Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust. 

Kirstin enjoys photography, gardening, and exploring.  Her love of nature and belief in its strong benefits, especially for children, inspired her to create the local trail guide footpathing.com