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Samantha Alderson, [PA]

American Museum of Natural History
New York, New York
Samantha Alderson is a conservator of objects in the Anthropology Division of the American Museum of History. She received a Master of Arts in art history and archaeology, and an advanced certificate in conservation in 1993, from the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (New York), where she is now a lecturer, teaching advanced courses in objects conservation. She has presented papers and published on a wide variety of topics including adhesives, climate monitoring systems, and treatment of material culture from the Pacific Northwest Coast, Siberia, and Mesoamerica.