Conservation Center Lecturers and Associates


Institute Lecturers for the Conservation Center
2011 – 2012

Samantha Alderson
Associate Conservator, American Museum of Natural History

Julie Barten
Conservator of Collections and Exhibitions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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

Jean Dommermuth
Paintings Conservator; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

Reba Fishman Snyder
Associate Paper Conservator, The Morgan Library and Museum

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

Maria Fredericks
Drue Heinz Book Conservator, The Morgan Library and Museum

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

Charlotte Hale
Paintings Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Stephen Kornhauser
Chief Conservator – Museum, New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

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

Stephanie Lussier
Paper Conservator

Christopher W. McGlinchey
Sally and Michael Gordon 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

Steven Weintraub
Conservator

The Samuel H. Kress Program in Paintings Conservation
2011-2012

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Paintings Conservator

Nica Gutman Rieppi
Associate Conservator

Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellow in Conservation Education
2010 – 2012

Margo Delidow
Objects Conservator

Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Technical Art History
2011 – 2012

Sarah Barack
Objects Conservator

Additional Conservation Consultants Villa La Pietra
2011-2012

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
2011-2012

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
2011-2012

Rachel Perkins Arenstein
A.M. Art Conservation, LLC

Julie Arslanoglu
Associate Research Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mecka Baumeister
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lucy Commoner
Textile Conservator, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Emilia Cortes
Associate Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Pete Dandridge
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Julia Day
Conservator, The Frick Collection

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

Barbara Duggan
Collections Manager, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Christiane Fischer
President and CEO, AXA Art Insurance Corporation

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

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

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

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

Patricia Hill
Professor, Chemistry Department, Millersville University, PA

Dr. James D. Janowski
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Hampton-Sydney College, VA

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

Larry Keith
Paintings Conservator, National Gallery London

Meg Lowe Craft
Conservator, The Walters Art Museum

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

Dr. Hae Young Lee
Post-Doctoral Research Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Carol Mancusi-Ungaro
Associate Director of Conservation and Research, The Whitney Museum of American 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

Eleanora Nagy
Conservator, The Whitney Museum of American Art

Heather Nodler
Artists Documentation Program Archivist, The Menil Collection, TX

Sarah Nunberg
Objects Conservator

Jeff Peachey
Book Conservator

Lisa Pilosi
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jerry Podany
Conservator – Department Head, Antiquities Conservation, J. Paul Getty Museum

Dwight Primiano
Photographer

Leslie Ransick Gat
Objects Conservator

Carolyn Riccardelli
Associate Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Katherine Sanderson
Assistant Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Deborah Schorsch
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anna Serotta
Objects Conservator

Dr. Aaron Shugar
Associate Professor of Conservation Science, Art Conservation Department, Buffalo State College, NY

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

Robert Simon
Art Historian and Art Dealer, NY

Gabriela Siracusano
Author

Matthew Skopek
Associate Conservator, The Whitney Museum of American Art

Milton Sonday
Textile Conservator

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

Donna Strahan
Conservator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Carol Stringari
Chief Conservator, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Carolyn Tomkiewicz
Paintings Conservator, The Brooklyn Museum

Lindsey Tyne
Assistant Paper Conservator, The Morgan Library & Museum

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

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

Mark Wypyski
Research Scientist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lynda Zycherman
Conservator, Museum of Modern Art