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Samantha Alderson, [PA]

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY
Samantha Alderson has worked in the Anthropology Division of the American Museum of Natural History since 1993. She was trained in art conservation at the Institute of Fine Arts (NYU), where she is now an adjunct professor, teaching advanced courses in the treatment of ethnographic and archaeological objects. Her current research interests include adhesives for conservation, climate monitoring, and technological investigations of ceramic urns, from Oaxaca, Mexico.