Robert J. Koestler, Director; Chief ScientistRobert J. Koestler

Director; Chief Scientist



Paula T. DePriest, Deputy DirectorPaula T. Depriest

Deputy Director


Mary Ballard, Senior Textile Conservator Mary W. Ballard

Senior Textile Conservator




A. Elena CharolaA. Elena Charola

Research Scientist


Melanie E. Feather, Assistant Director for OperationsMelanie E. Feather

Assistant Director for Operations


Christine A.M. France, Physical ScientistChristine A. M. France

Physical Scientist



Carol A. Grissom, Senior Objects ConservatorCarol A. Grissom

Senior Objects Conservator


Francine T. Lewis, Management Support AssistantFrancine T. Lewis

Management Support Specialist


Nicole C. Little, Physical ScientistNicole Little

Physical Scientist


Odile MaddenOdile Madden

Research Scientist



Ann B. N'GadiAnn B. N'Gadi

Technical Information Specialist/Webmaster


Beverly M. Smith, Assistant to the Director Beverly M. Smith

Assistant to the Director



Hanna SzczepanowskaHanna Szczepanowska

Research Conservator



Jia-sun Tsang, LEED, Senior Paintings ConservatorJia-sun Tsang, LEED AP

Senior Paintings Conservator



Edward P. VicenziEdward Vicenzi

Research Scientist




E. Keats Webb

E. Keats Webb

Imaging Specialist



Vernetta M. Williams, Administrative OfficerVernetta M. Williams

Administrative Officer






Harriet (Rae) F. Beaubien, Head of Conservation/Senior Objects ConservatorHarriet (Rae) F. Beaubien

Senior Objects Conservator


Roland H. Cunningham, Senior Paintings ConservatorRoland H. Cunningham

Senior Paintings Conservator


Martha Goodway

Metallurgist, Emeritus


Marion F. Mecklenburg, Senior Research ScientistMarion F. Mecklenburg

Senior Research Scientist



Melvin J. Wachowiak, Jr., Senior Conservator

Melvin J. Wachowiak, Jr.

Senior Conservator


Donald C. Williams, Senior Furniture Conservator

Donald C. Williams

Senior Furniture Conservator




Former Staff

Current Fellows, Interns, Visiting Scientists, Visiting Scholars, and Volunteers

Past Fellows, Interns, Visiting Scientists, Visiting Scholars, and Volunteers