The following is from an article in TIME, “10 Ways You Should Never Describe Yourself to a Potential Client or Employer” by Jeff Haden.
I thought of you immediately.
It is no small secret that I despise the rampant use of the word “curator” or “curate” in association with blogs or any other activity that doesn’t require a PhD.
It annoys me as well, but curators don’t all need PhD’s. We have four curators in the Collections department at my Museum and only one has a PhD. Two have other advanced degrees (MLIS, MA), and one has an undergraduate degree.