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Ellen Pearlstein

UCLA/Getty Master’s Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials
Los Angeles, CA
Ellen Pearlstein is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles in both Information Studies, and is a founding faculty member in the UCLA/Getty Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation. Her research interests include American Indian tribal museums and how museum staff defines cultural preservation; effects of environmental agents on ethnographic and natural history materials; introducing context into cultural materials’ conservation education; and curriculum development. She is co-director of the UCLA and Getty Conservation Institute feather research project and a Fellow of the AIC.