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Nicole Little

Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
Physical Scientist
Suitland, MD
Nicole Little is a Physical Scientist at the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Conservation Institute. She received both her B.A. and M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where her master’s research dealt with the compositional analysis of Mayan ceramics from northwest Belize. Her areas of interest include the quantification of heavy metals in bone by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry and the identification of corrosion products by x-ray diffraction.