Vera De La Cruz Baltazar

Facultad de Arquitectura “5 de Mayo”, Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez" de Oaxaca"
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OaxacadeJuarez, OA, Mexico
Dr. Vera De La Cruz is a Professor at the School of Architecture of the State University of Oaxaca, Mexico, where she is also the coordinator of the PhD Program. Vera obtained her B.Sc. in Chemistry with specialization in biochemistry and microbiology at the National Autonomous University in México, her masters in Art Conservation at Queen's University and her PhD in Archaeological Sciences at the University of Bradford. Vera also holds a specialization Culturale Heritage Management by the Metropolitan University of Mexico. She has taught Conservation Science at undergrad and postgraduate levels in the UK, Canada, Guatemala and Mexico. Her research experience includes work with materials such as bone, skin and wood and also with lime, at the national University of Mexico, the Canadian Conservation Institute and the Getty Conservation Institute. Her current interest besides conservation science, include how to teach science to conservation students, graffiti and architectural conservation theory.