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Faculty

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Susan Weber
Director and Founder, Iris Horowitz Professor in the History of the Decorative Arts
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Peter N. Miller
Dean, Professor

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Jeffrey L. Collins
Professor

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Ivan Gaskell
Professor, Curator and Head of the Focus Gallery Project

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Aaron Glass
Associate Professor
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Freyja Hartzell
Assistant Professor

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Deborah L. Krohn
Associate Professor, Director of Masters Studies, Coordinator for History and Theory of Museums

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Meredith B. Linn
Assistant Professor

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François Louis
Associate Professor, Director of Doctoral Studies
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Michele Majer
Assistant Professor

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Jennifer L. Mass
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Cultural Heritage Science

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Caspar Meyer
Professor

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Andrew Morrall
Professor, Chair of Academic Programs
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Paul Stirton
Associate Professor, Editor of “West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture”

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Ittai Weinryb
Associate Professor

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Catherine Whalen
Associate Professor

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty

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Elissa Auther
Visiting Associate Professor, Windgate Research and Collections Curator, Museum of Arts and Design
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Charlotte Vignon
Visiting Associate Professor, Curator of Decorative Arts, The Frick Collection

Faculty Emeriti

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Kenneth L. Ames
Professor Emeritus
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Pat Kirkham
Professor Emerita

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Elizabeth Simpson
Professor Emerita

In Memoriam

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David Jaffee
Professor, Head of New Media Research

Fellows

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Susanna Caviglia
Visiting Fellow, December 2019
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Natalia Di Pietrantonio
Postdoctoral Fellow in Islamic Art and Material Culture

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Mónica Domínguez Torres
Research Fellow, April–May 2020

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Jan Eike Dunkhase
Research Fellow, September–November 2019

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Stefan Heidemann
Visiting Fellow, October 2019–August 2020
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Hadley Jensen
Bard Graduate Center / American Museum of Natural History Postdoctoral Fellow in Museum Anthropology

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Lynda Nead
Research Fellow, May 2020

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Spyros Papapetros
Research Fellow, September–December 2019

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Soon Kai Poh
Conservation as a Human Science Fellows
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Enrique Rodríguez-Alegría
Research Fellow, February–April 2020

Academic Administration

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Keith Condon
Director of Admissions and Student Affairs
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Daniel Lee
Director of Publishing

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Jesse Merandy
Director of the Digital Media Lab

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Laura Minsky
Associate Director of Research Programs

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Alec Newell
Academic Programs Coordinator

Gallery Staff

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Nina Stritzler-Levine
Gallery Director / Director of Curatorial Affairs
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Emma Cormack
Curatorial Assistant

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Eric Edler
Exhibitions Registrar

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Alexander Gruen
Chief Preparator

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Caroline Hannah
Associate Curator
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Marianne Lamonaca
Associate Gallery Director and Chief Curator

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Earl Martin
Associate Curator

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Alexis Mucha
Manager of Rights & Reproductions, Gallery Admissions & Retail

Design

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Kate Dewitt
Art Director

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Jocelyn Lau
Designer

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Hellyn Teng
Web Manager

Development

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Benjamin Krevolin
Chief Advancement Officer
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Amy Brady
Associate Director of Grants & Contracts

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Minna Lee
Associate Director of Development

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Patricia Ann Neely
Manager of Events and Individual Giving

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Angela Prevosto
Manager of Development Operations & Database Coordinator

Library

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Barb Elam
Associate Director of Visual Media Resources and Study Collection Librarian
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Anna Helgeson
Reader Services Librarian

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Seth Persons
Technical Services and Systems Librarian

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Jennifer Quiambao
Library Assistant for Acquisitions and Technical Services

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Mike Satalof
Archivist and Digital Collections Librarian
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Chantal Sulkow
Reference and Collections Librarian

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Heather Topcik
Director of the Library

Marketing and Communications

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Hollis Barnhart
Communications Manager
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Amy Estes
Director of Marketing and Communications

Office of the Director

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Izabella (Elwart) Mujica
Executive Assistant to the Director
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Laura Microulis
Research Associate

Operations and Administration

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Tim Ettenheim
Chief Operating Officer
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Mohammed Alam
Budget Manager

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Samantha Baron
Director of Administration

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Miao Chen
Accounting Manager

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James Congregane
Director of Facilities Management and Operations
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Rita Niyazova
Director of Finance

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Chandler Small
Director of Security

Public Programs

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Emily Reilly
Director of Public Engagement/Associate Gallery Director
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Kristen Owens
Coordinator of Public Programs, Education, and Engagement

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Carla Repice
Senior Manager of Education, Engagement, and Interpretation