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Conservation Center Lecturers and Affiliated Faculty

Institute Lecturers for the Conservation Center 2015 – 2016

Samantha Alderson
Conservator, American Museum of Natural History

Sarah Barack
Objects Conservator, SBE Conservation

Lisa Bruno
Carol Lee Shen Chief Conservator, Brooklyn Museum

Lucy Commoner
Head of Conservation, The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

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

Corey D’Augustine
Paintings Conservator

Jean Dommermuth
Senior Paintings Conservator, ArtCare NYC; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

Maria Fredericks
Drue Heinz Book Conservator, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library & Museum; Conservation Consultant, Villa La Pietra

Jakki Godfrey
Associate Conservator of Objects, Brooklyn Museum

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

Nora Kennedy
Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dr. Marco Leona
David H. Koch Scientist in Charge, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Katherine Sanderson
Assistant Conservator, Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Marjorie Shelley
Conservator in Charge, Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Steven Weintraub
Conservator and Proprietor, Art Preservation Services

The Samuel H. Kress Program in Paintings Conservation 2015 – 2016

Dianne Dwyer Modestini
Paintings Conservator

Rita Berg
Kress Fellow in Paintings Conservation (Fall 2015)

Shan Kuang
Kress Fellow in Paintings Conservation (Spring 2016)

Judith Praska Distinguished Visiting Professor in Conservation and Technical Studies

Dr. Cathleen Baker
Conservation Librarian and Exhibit Conservator, University of Michigan Library

Additional Conservation Consultants Villa La Pietra 2015 – 2016

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

Jack Soultanian
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, 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

Guest Lecturers to the Conservation Center 2015 – 2016

This list will be updated periodically throughout the academic year.

Cynthia Albertson
Albertson & Nunan, Inc.

Rachael Perkins Arenstein
A.M. Art Conservation, LLC

Julie Arslanoglu
Associate Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Robert Baines
Emeritus Professor of RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Sanchita Balachandran
Curator/Conservator, Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum and Lecturer in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University

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

Eric Breitung
Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Susan Brown
Assistant Curator of Textiles, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Rebecca Capua
Associate Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Federico Caró
Associate Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Silvia Centeno
Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gerald Cloud
Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin

Pete Dandridge
Objects Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Margo Delidow
Objects Conservator and Co-Proprietor, Whryta Contemporary Art Conservation

Joyce Denney
Assistant Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Michael Duffy
Paintings Conservator, Museum of Modern Art

Barbara Duggan
Textile Conservator

Beth Edelstein
Objects Conservator (part-time), Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Conservator, SBE Conservation

Rebecca Fifield
Preservation Services, NY; Chair of AIC’s Collection Care Network

Michael Gallagher
Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Sherman Fairchild Paintings Conservation Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Leslie Ransick Gat
Objects Conservator and Proprietor, Art Conservation Group

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

Emily Holmes
Columbia University Libraries, Preservation and Digital Conversion Division

Larry Kanter
Chief Curator and Lionel Goldfrank III Curator of European Art, Yale University Art Gallery

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

Stephen Koob
Conservator, The Corning Museum of Glass

Dr. Cynthia Chavez Lamar
Assistant Director for Collections, National Museum of the American Indian

Amy Lemaire
Urban Glass

Judith Levinson
Director of Conservation, Division of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History

Laurence T. Maloney
Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU

Jennifer Mass
Affiliated Associate Professor, Art Conservation Department, University of Delaware Art

Laura McCann
Preservation, Division of Libraries Elmer H. Bobst Library, NYU

Kelly McHugh
Objects Conservator, National Museum of the American Indian

Alan Miller
Associate Paintings Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Paintings Conservation Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Ellen Moody
Assistant Projects Conservator, Museum of Modern Art

Michael Morris
Assistant Objects Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Rachel Mustalish
Paper Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Works on Paper and Photograph Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Linda Nieuwenhuizen
Objects Conservator, Give Me A Break Conservation Services

Elizabeth Nunan
Conservator and Proprietor, Albertson & Nunan, Inc.

Vicki Parry
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Irma Passeri
Associate Conservator of Paintings, Yale University Art Gallery

Hugh Phibbs
Former Coordinator of Preservation Services, NGA Washington

Joanna Phillips
Associate Conservator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Jerry Podany
Former Senior Conservator and Head of the Department of Antiquities Conservation, J. Paul Getty Museum

Serra Pradhan
Partner, Marianne Boesky Gallery

Dwight Primiano
Photographer

Megan Randall
Sculpture Conservation Fellow, Museum of Modern Art

Matt Reiley
Head Conservator, Central Park Conservancy

Meredith Reiss
Collections Manager, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Carolyn Riccardelli
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dr. Ashok Roy
Chief Scientist and Director of Scientific Research, The National Gallery, London

Anna Serotta
Objects Conservator

Batyah Shtrum
Objects Conservator, SBE Conservation

Suzanne Siano
Paintings Conservator and Proprietor, Modern Art Conservation

Reba Fishman Snyder
Associate Paper Conservator, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library & Museum

Karen Stamm
Conservator, Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Donna Strahan
Head of Conservation and Scientific Research, Freer & Sackler Galleries

Melissa Tan
Objects Conservator, Chemistry Ph.D. student, NYU

Norman H. Tennent
Emeritus Professor (Conservation Science), University of Amsterdam

Leanne Tonkin,
Fellow, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lindsey Tyne
Assistant Paper Conservator, Thaw Conservation Center, The Morgan Library & Museum

Anna Wall
Collections Specialist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Brian Weissman
Brooklyn Metal Works

Glenn Wharton
Clinical Associate Professor, Museum Studies, New York University

Dr. George Wheeler
Director of Conservation Research, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University