Samantha Riggin is the Corps of Cadets’ museum curator.

She has more than 25 years of experience as an antiques dealer, auctioneer, and personal property appraiser.

Riggin earned her undergraduate degree in history and museum studies from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in material culture and public humanities from Virginia Tech. 

Before joining the Corps, Riggin was the project director for the Montgomery County Memory Project in Christiansburg, Virginia, and as a graduate teaching assistant and instructor for Virginia Tech’s Department of Religion and Culture. She also had internships at the Library Company of Philadelphia and at the Senator John Heinz History Center, Library and Archives.

Riggin and her husband, Ray, reside in Narrows, Virginia.   

Samantha Riggin

Samantha Riggin