Conservation Center Lecturers and Affiliated Faculty


Institute Lecturers for the Conservation Center
2009 – 2010

Samantha Alderson
Associate Conservator, American Museum of Natural History

Lisa Bruno
Head Objects Conservator, The Brooklyn Museum

Lucy Commoner
Textile Conservator, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Joan Breton Connelly
Professor of Classics; Director, Yeronisos Island Excavations (Cyprus)

Jean Dommermuth
Paintings Conservator; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

Kathy Francis
Textile Conservator

James H. Frantz
Lab Supervisor; Research Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Christine Frohnert
Conservator for Contemporary Art, Modern Materials, and Media

Leslie Ransick Gat
Objects Conservator

Jakki Godfrey
Assistant Conservator of Objects, The Brooklyn Museum

Nica Gutman Rieppi
Associate Conservator, Kress Program in Paintings Conservation, Conservation Center

Ellen Howe
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nora Kennedy
Sherman Fairchild Conservator of Photographs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dr. Marco Leona
Head Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Judith Levinson
Conservator, American Museum of Natural History

Dorothy Mahon
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ana Martins
Conservation Scientist, Museum of Modern Art

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Paintings Conservator, Kress Program in Painting Conservation, Conservation Center

Nancy Odegaard, Ph.D.
Conservator and Head of the Preservation Division, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona;
Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona

Suzanne Siano
Paintings Conservator

Carol Stringari
Chief Conservator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Steven Weintraub
Conservator

The Samuel H. Kress Program in Paintings Conservation
2009-2010

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Paintings Conservator

Nica Gutman Rieppi
Associate Conservator

Additional Conservation Consultants Villa La Pietra
2009-2010

Pam Hatchfield
Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Head of Objects Conservation, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Jack Soultanian, Jr.
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Deborah Trupin
Textile Conservator, NY State Bureau of Historic Sites

George Wheeler
Director of Conservation Research, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University; Research Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Institute of Fine Arts Research Associates
2009 - 2010

Stephen Koob
Consulting Conservator, Excavations in Samothrace and Archaeological Exploration at Sardis

Kent Severson
Consulting Conservator, NYU Excavations at Aphrodisias and Selinunte

Guest Lecturers to the Conservation Center
2009 - 2010

Sandra Amann
Amann Estabrook Conservation Associates

Rachel Perkins Arenstein
A.M. Art Conservation, LLC

Julie Arslanoglu
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Paula Artal-Isbrand
Objects Conservator, Worcester Art Museum

Anny Aviram
Paintings Conservator, Museum of Modern Art

Harriet S. Beaubien
Head of Conservation/Sr. Objects Conservator, Museum Conservation Institute

Francesca Casadio, PhD
PhD, Andrew W. Mellon Senior Conservation Scientist, The Art Institute of Chicago

Luisa Casella
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Meg Lowe Craft
Conservator, The Walters Art Museum

Terry Drayman-Weisser
Director of Conservation, The Walters Art Museum

Barbara Duggan
Collections Manager, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Jill Dunkerton
Restorer, The National Gallery, London

Reba Fishman Snyder
Paper Conservator, The Morgan Library and Museum

Betty Fiske
Paper Conservator (Retired) Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library; Adjunct Assistant Professor
(Retired), Art Conservation Department, University of Delaware at Winterthur

Franziska Frey
McGhee Professor, School of Print Media, Center for Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology

E. Melanie Gifford
Research Conservator for Painting Technology, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Alexis Hagadorn
Head of Conservation, Columbia University Libraries, Columbia University

Pamela Hatchfield
Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Head of Objects Conservation, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Pat Hill
Professor, Chemistry Department, Millersville University

Lucretia Kargère
Conservator, The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jonathan Kline
Professor of Visual Arts, Bennington College

Stephen Koob
Conservator, Corning Museum of Glass

John Krill
Senior Paper Conservator (Retired), Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library; Adjunct Associate Professor (Retired), Art Conservation Department, University of Delaware at Winterthur

Janis Mandrus
Assistant Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Christopher W. McGlinchey
Sally and Michael Gordon Conservation Scientist, Museum of Modern Art

Denyse Montegut
Associate Chair and Professor, Fashion and Textiles Studies Department, School of Graduate Studies,
Fashion Institute of Technology

Rachel Mustalish
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dwight Primiano
Photographer

Carolyn Riccardelli
Associate Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mervin Richard
Director of Conservation, National Gallery of Art, Washington

Rebecca Rushfield
Conservator

Kent Severson
Consulting Conservator, NYU Excavations at Aphrodisias and Selinunte

Anthony B. Sigel
Associate Conservator of Objects and Sculpture, Straus Center for Conservation

Milton Sonday
Textile Conservator

Donna Strahan
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Matija Strlic
Senior Lecturer, University College London

Sagita Mirjam Sunara
Junior Faculty Development Program Fellow, University of Delaware Art Conservation Department; Senior Teaching Assistant, Department for Conservation and Restoration, University of Split, Croatia

Carolyn Tomkiewicz
Paintings Conservator, The Brooklyn Museum

Christos Tsirogiannis
Researcher, Cambridge University

Julie Unruh
Associate Conservator, American Museum of Natural History

Glenn Wharton
Research Scholar, Museum Studies Program, New York University

George Wheeler
Director of Conservation Research for the Historic Preservation Program, Columbia University; Research
Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

Paul Whitmore
Art Conservation Research Center, Carnegie Mellon University

Yuri Yanchyshyn
Period Furniture Conservation LLC