Conservation Guest Scholars

Alison Rose Jefferson, Independent Scholar, Los Angeles, California
Jill Sterrett, Independent Scholar, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

Clemencia del Pilar Vernaza, Independent Scholar, Morges, Switzerland
Dr. Pia Gottschaller, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, United Kingdom
Marilyn Kaplan, Independent Scholar, Albany, New York
Anita Quye, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Henri Van Damme, Independent Scholar, Olivet, France

Susanna Caccia Gherardini, Universitàdegli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Anica Draganic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Silvia Fernandez Cacho, Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute, Seville, Spain
David Gole, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
John Hughes, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, United Kingdom
Irma Passeri, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
W. Brent Seales, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Darius A. Arya, American Institute for Roman Culture, Italy
Jonathan Ashley-Smith, independent scholar, United Kingdom
Nancy J. Bell,The National Archives, Kew, and Visiting Researcher, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Giancarlo Buzzanca, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Rome
Stephen J. Farneth, Architectural Resources Group, San Francisco
Olga Gago Muñiz, Santiago Cathedral Foundation, Spain
Stavroula Golfomitsou,University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Mario Eduardo Santana Quintero, Carleton University, Ottawa

José Rodrigues, Independent Scholar, Portugal
Glenn Wharton, Museum Studies, New York University
Mary Kerrigan, Independent scholar, Northern Ireland
Paulo Lourenco, University of Minho, Portugal
Mona Jimenez, Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program, New York University
Cristina Menegazzi, UNESCO Beirut Office
Katharine Whitman, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada

Sanchita Balachandran, Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum, Baltimore
Tami Clare, Portland State University, Oregon
Hanna Hölling, University College London
Hossam Mahmoud Mahdy, Independent Scholar, United Kingdom
Jongseo Park, National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, Daejeon, South Korea
Angela Rojas, School of Architecture, Havana
Christina Wallace, The Presidio Trust, San Francisco

Alain Colombini, Independent Scholar
Margaret Holben Ellis, Eugene Thaw Professor of Paper Conservation at the Conservation Center Institute of Fine Arts, New York
David Hallam, Independent Scholar
Maria Isabel Hernandez Llosas, Independent Scholar
Colm Murray, Independent Scholar
David Saunders, Independent Scholar
Thea Van Oosten, Independent Scholar
Elizabeth Vines, Independent Scholar

Thordis Eva Kristina Arrhenius, Oslo School of Architecture and Design
Jon Allison Brewer, Royal Household of the United Kingdom
John Andrew Escarsega, US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground
Susanne Grieve, East Carolina University
Anna Laganà, Independent Scholar, Amsterdam
Frank Matero, University of Pennsylvania
Ralph Scott Wiegandt, George Eastman House International Museum of Photograph and Film

David Bourgarit, Head of the Metal Group. Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musées de France
Francesca Merrick Esmay, Conservator, Panza Collection. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Filiz Kuvvetli, Senior Conservator, The Art Conservation Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Ruven Lucio Saravana Pillay, Research Scientist, Centre de Recherche et de Restauration des Musées de France
Paul Schwartzbaum, Independent scholar; formerly Senior Technical Advisor and Conservator for Museum Construction and Overseas Exhibitions, Guggenheim Foundation
Marianne Elizabeth Webb, Conservator, Webb Conservation Services
Gregory Cyril Young, Independent scholar, Sydney, Australia

Lynn Pamela Campbell, Conservator, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Neil McKerrow Thornton Jackson, Professor of Architecture, University of Liverpool
Katarina Kristianova, Professor, Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture
Marina Pugliese, Director, Comune di Milano, Museo del Novecento
Donald Shelby Sale, Preventive Conservation Manager, Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton

James Ashby, Independent Scholar, Ottawa, Canada
Tharron Bloomfield, Independent Scholar, Melbourne, Australia
Stephen Hackney, Independent Scholar; formerly The Tate, London
Yvonne Shashoua, Senior Researcher, National Museum of Denmark
Heather Viles, Professor, Oxford University

Dr. Thalia Kennedy, Independent Scholar, former Director, Turquoise Mountain Institute for Afghan Arts and Architecture
Dr. Ian MacLeod, Executive Director, Collections Management and Conservation, Western Australian Museum
Dr. Tim Winter, Research Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of Sydney
Dorji Yangkii, Independent Scholar, Thimphu, Bhutan

Dr. Dina D'Ayala, Senior lecturer at the University of Bath
Dr. Roy Stephen Berns, R. S. Hunter Professor in Color Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, Center for Imaging Science
Monique Fischer, Senior Photograph Conservator, North East Document Conservation Center
Daniela Pinna, Scientist, Opificio Delle Pietre Dure
Michael Taylor, Cultural Resources Manager and Historic Architect, US National Park Service
Dr. Christina Young, Senior Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art
Ronald Van Oers, Program Specialist, UNESCO

Richard Mackay, Partner, Godden Mackay Logan
Christian Ost, Dean, ICHEC Brussels Management School
Lassana Cissé, Head, Cultural Mission of Bandiagara, Mali
Silvio Zancheti, Professor, Federal University of Pernambuco

Nancy Odegaard, Professor, University of Arizona
Marcelle Scott, Professor, University of Melbourne
Franziska Frey, Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Véronique Vergés-Belmin, Laboratoire de Recherche des Monuments Historiques
Zhang Yanhua, National Research Center for Historic Cities, Shanghai

Gilberto Artoli, Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Milan
Brian Egloff, Professor, Heritage studies, University of Canberra
Sophia Labadi, Project Coordinator, UNESCO World Heritage Centre
John Fidler, English Heritage
John McElhone, Photograph Conservator, National Gallery of Canada
Bertrand Lavédrine, Director, Conservation Training Program, University of Paris, Pantheon-Sorbonne
Maria Nuria Sanz, Program Specialist, Latin American and Caribbean Unit of the World Heritage Centre at UNESCO
Iwona Szmelter, Professor, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw

Mary-Lou Florian, Emeritus research associate and conservation scientist, the Royal British Columbia Museum
Lorenzo Lazzarini, Professor of Applied Petrography, Department of Architectural History, Università IUAV di Venezia
Alan Phenix, Senior Lecturer, Conservation of Fine Art Department, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Northumbria University
Henri Van Damme, Professor, Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles
Jan Wouters, Laboratory for Materials and Techniques, Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (IRPA), Brussels

George Okello Abungo, Heritage planning and management consultant; former Director General, National Museums of Kenya
Maria Barbara Bertini, Director of State Archives, Milan
Ulrich Birkmaier, Conservator, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art,
Andreas Krase, Curator of the Hermann Krone Collection, Dresden University of Technology
Dr. Maria Pia Riccardi, Researcher, mineralogy and petrology of ancient artifacts, University of Pavia

Denis Byrne, Manager, Research Unit, Cultural Heritage Division, New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service
Gerhard Eggert, Head, Objects Conservation Study Program, Department of Cultural Heritage Conservation, State Academy of Art and Design
Jane Lennon, Adjunct Professor, Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific, Deakin University
Alice Paterakis, Head Conservator, Agora Excavations and Museum, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Hans-Jürgen Schwarz, Research Scientist and Project Coordinator, North German Center for Material Science of Cultural Property
Daniel Torrealva, Principal Professor, Department of Engineering, Catholic University of Peru
Isabelle Vinson, Editor in Chief, Museum International, Sector for Culture, UNESCO
Antoine Wilmering, Professor, Wooden Objects Conservation, Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics, Tainan National College of Arts

Alicia García Santana, Ministerio de la Ciencia, la Tecnología y el Medio Ambiente, Cuba
Setha Low, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Carl Pruscha, Institute for Art and Architecture, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Aparna Tandon, Amar Mahal Museum and Library
Koenraad Van Balen, R. Lemaire Centre for Conservation, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Albert Wiedemann, Technical University of Berlin

Mary M. Brooks, Head of Studies and Research, and Senior Lecturer, Textile Conservation Centre, University of Southampton
Angel E. Cabeza, Archaeologist, professor of cultural heritage conservation, University of Chile, and Executive Secretary, Chilean Council of National Monuments
Gabi Dolff-Bonekämper, Conservator of Historic Buildings, Historic Landmarks Office, Berlin
Catharina M. Groen, Conservation Scientist, Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage
M. Isabel Kanan, Architect, Instituto do Patrimônio Historico e Artistico Nacional (IPHAN), Florianópolis, and Lecturer, Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Raquel Carreras, Laboratorio de Investigaciones, Centro Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museología, Cuba
Leonardo Barci Castriota, Chair, Department of Architectural History and Theory, and Professor of Architecture, Minas Gerais Federal University
Sharon Cather, Deputy Director, Conservation of Wall Paintings Department, Courtauld Institute of Art
Giacomo Chiari, Associate Professor, Dipartimento di Scienze Mineralogiche e Petrologiche, Università di Torino
Thomas Learner, Conservation Scientist and Conservator of Twentieth Century Paintings, Tate Gallery
Blanca E. Niño Norton, Architect, UNDP Voluntarios and University Francisco Maoruduin, Guatemala
Olga Pizano, Architect, consultant in cultural heritage, Columbia
Eugenio Yunis, Head, Sustainable Development of Tourism, World Tourism Organization

Postdoctoral Fellows


2019—2021 Alexandra Bridarolli, PhD, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London
2017—2019 Nathan Daly, PhD, Columbia University
2015—2017 Rosie Grayburn, PhD, University of Warwick and Universiteit Gent
2013—2015 Alessa Gambardella, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2011—2013 Andrew Lerwill, PhD, Nottingham Trent University
2009—2011 Emma Richardson, PhD, University of Southampton
2007—2009 Catherine Schmidt, PhD, Northwestern University
2005—2007 Carrie Brindle, PhD, University of California, Irvine

Graduate Interns

Youkyoung (Jenny) Kim, University College London, Managing Collections Environments Initiative

Drew Barnhart, Columbia University, Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative
Elena Confini, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Technical Studies
Joshua Hill, University College London, Bagan Conservation Project and Tomb of Nefertari
Solveig Hoffmann, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Cleaning of Wooden Gilded Surfaces
Megan Suhosky, San Jose State University, Colin Williamson Archives
Ana Eduarda Vila-Cha, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Bagan Conservation Project

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