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Paula T. DePriest

 

Paula T. DePriest

Deputy Director

 

Phone: 301-238-1206
Fax: 301-238-3709
E-mail Address: DepriestP [at] si.edu

Address:
Museum Conservation Institute
Smithsonian Institution
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, MD 20746

 

Paula T. DePriest's bibliography


Education

B.A. Union University (1978)
M.S. University of Tennessee (1983)
Ph.D. Duke University (1992)

Research Specialties and Interests

  • Systematics, chemotazonomy and molecular evolution of lichens, especially Cladoniaceae and Parmeliaceae

Field Work Locations

Mongolia

Recent Publications

DePriest, Paula T. 2010. On the Ancient Uighur Trail in Northern Mongolia. Arctic Studies Center Newsletter, 17: 21-23.

DePriest, Paula T. 2009. Khuren Taiga: The Tsaatan’s Lost Homeland in Sacred Reindeer Dewlap Embroidery. In: Fitzbugh, William W. and Bayarsaikhan, J., American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project Field Report 2008 (Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution and National Museum of Mongolia, March 2009), Part VI. pp.158-165.

DePriest, Paula T. 2009. Botany Team Visits Sacred Mongolian Springs. Arctic Studies Center Newsletter, 16: 43-44.

DePriest, P.T. 2008. Ongon and Ovoos: Worship in the Darkhal Valley. Arctic Studies Center Newsletter, 15: 29-30.

Cioffi-Revilla, C., Luke, S., Parker, D. C., Rogers, J. Daniel, Fitzhugh, William W., Honeychurch, W., Frohlich, Bruno, DePriest, P. and Amartuvshin, C. 2007. Agent-Based Modeling Simulation of Social Adaptation and Long-Term Change in Inner Asia. In: Takahashi, S., Sallach, D. and Rouchier, J., Advancing Social Simulation: The First World Congress. Tokyo: Springer, pp.189-200.

DePriest, P.T. 2007. Botany team travels north of the Shishget Gol in East Taiga. In: Fitzhugh, W.W., American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project: Field Report 2006. Washington, DC: Arctic Studies Center, pp.117-118.

DePriest, P.T. 2007. Botany team travels north of the Shishged Gol in East Taiga. Arctic Studies Center Newsletter, 14: 40-41.

DePriest, P.T. 2007. Worship of spirits in the Darkhat Valley, Northwest Mongolia. Part VII. In: Fitzhugh, W.W. and Bayarsaikhan, J., American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project: Field Report 2007. Washington, DC: Arctic Studies Center, pp.104-111.

DePriest, P.T. 2007. Botanical and cultural explorations in the west Darkhad Taiga. Part VIII. In: Fitzhugh, W.W. and Bayarsaikhan, J., American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project: Field Report 2007. Washington, DC: Arctic Studies Center, pp.115-117.

 

Books

Farr, Ellen R., DePriest, Paula T. and Lutz, Sue M. (eds.) Linnaean Taxonomy in the 21st Century Abstracts 2000 19

Book Chapters

DePriest, Paula T. Fitzhugh, William W. Botany team travels north of the Shishget Gol in East Taiga American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project: Field Report 2006 Arctic Studies Center Washington, DC 2007 117- 118

DePriest, Paula T. and Beaubien, Harriet F. Charola, A. E., McNamara, Christopher and Koestler, Robert J. Case Study: Deer Stones of Mongolia after Three Millennia Biocolonization of Stone: Control and Preventive Methods: Proceedings from the MCI Workshop Series Smithsonian Contributions to Museum Conservation, No. 2 Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press Washington, DC 2011 103- 108 10.5479/si.19492359.2.1

DePriest, Paula T. Fitzhugh, William W. and Bayarsaikhan, Jamsranjav Khuren Taiga: The Tsaatan's Lost Homeland in Sacred Reindeer Dewlap Embroidery American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project Field Report 2008 (Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution and National Museum of Mongolia, March 2009), Part VI 2009 158- 165

DePriest, Paula T. Fitzhugh, William W. and Bayarsaikhan, Jamsranjav Documenting Worship Structures in Northern Mongolia's Hovsgol Aimag, 2009 American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project: Field Report 2009 Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Washingon, DC 2010 165- 186

Yahr, R. and DePriest, Paula T. Krupnick, Gary A. and Kress, W. John Ecology, life-history, and conservation of the endangered lichen Cladonia perforata Plant Conservation: A Natural History Approach The University of Chicago Press Chicago 2005 97- 102

DePriest, Paula T. Fitzhugh, William W. and Bayarsaikhan, Jamsranjav Traditional Birch Bark Ortz Cover Collected for the National Museum of Mongolia American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project: Field Report 2009 Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Washingon, DC 2010 187- 194

DePriest, Paula T. Abramson, R. and Haskell, J. Lichens Encyclopedia of the Appalachians University of Tennessee Press 2006 -

DePriest, Paula T. Fitzhugh, William W., Bayarsaikhan, Jamsranjav and Marsh, P. K. Tsaabug, Tsaahag, Tsaatan: ethono-ecology of Mongolia's Dukha reindeer herders The Deer Stone Project: Anthropological Studies in Mongolia 2002-2004 Arctic Studies Center Washington, DC 2005 99- 108

DePriest, Paula T., Lutz, Sue M., Young, S., Tsandeekhuu, Ts and Fitzhugh, William W. Fitzhugh, William W. Traditional knowledge of lichens by Mongolia's Dukha reindeer herders Mongolia's Arctic Connections: The Hovsgol Deer Stone Project, 2001 Field Report ASC Field Report Series Washington, DC 2003 33- 36

DePriest, Paula T. Reindeer, reindeer lichens, and reindeer herding: Systematics for cultural survival 2002 Field Report and Project Description Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC 2002 -

DePriest, Paula T. Fitzhugh, William W. and Bayarsaikhan, Jamsranjav Worship of spirits in the Darkhat Valley, Northwest Mongolia. Part VII American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project: Field Report 2007 Arctic Studies Center Washington, DC 2007 104- 111

DePriest, Paula T. Fitzhugh, William W. and Bayarsaikhan, Jamsranjav Botanical and cultural explorations in the west Darkhad Taiga. Part VIII American-Mongolian Deer Stone Project: Field Report 2007 Arctic Studies Center Washington, DC 2007 115- 117

Charola, A. E., Wachowiak, Melvin J., Webb, E. K., Grissom, Carol A., Vicenzi, Edward P., Chong, Wang, Szczepanowska, Hanna and DePriest, Paula T. Developing a Methodology to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Biocide 12th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone, Columbia University, New York, 2012 ICOMOS-ISCS 2014 1- 10

DePriest, Paula T., Dietrich, Elizabeth, Madden, Odile, Sullivan, Elizabeth and Charola, A. Elena Charola, A. E., Wegener, Corine and Koestler, Robert J. Compounded Damage at the Museum Support Center: Hurricane Irene after the Earthquake Unexpected—Earthquake 2011: Lessons to Be Learned Smithsonian Contributions to Museum Conservation Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press Washington, DC 2014 85- 96

Journal Articles

DePriest, Paula T. 2006 Travels in East Taiga to abandoned camps along the Mongolian-Russian border Arctic Studies Center Newsletter Supplement (Chinggis Khaan: 800 Years of Mongolian Statehood) ( ): 5- 7

Szczepanowska, Hanna, Shockley, Floyd W., Furth, David George, Gentili, Patricia, Bell, Darnell, DePriest, Paula T., Mecklenburg, Marion F. and Hawks, Cathy 2013 Effectiveness of entomological collection storage cabinets in maintaining stable relative humidity in a historic museum building Collection Forum 27 (1-2): 43- 53 The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/21817

Solazzo, Caroline, Heald, Susan, Ballard, Mary W., Ashford, David A., DePriest, Paula T., Koestler, Robert J. and Collins, Matthew 2011 Coast Salish blankets: a tale of shaggy dogs? Antiquity 85 ( ): 1- 14

DePriest, Paula T. 2011 Mongolian American Deer Stone Project Presents Scythe Blades to Mongolian Reindeer Herders The Arctic Studies Center Newsletter (18): 18- 19

DePriest, Paula T. 2004 Early molecular investigations of lichen-forming symbionts: 1986-2001 Annual Review of Microbiology 58 ( ): 273- 301

Yahr, R., Vilgalys, R. and DePriest, Paula T. 2006 Geographic variation in algal partners of Cladonia subtenuis (Cladoniaceae) highlights the dynamic nature of a lichen symbiosus New Phytologist 171 ( ): 847- 860

Yahr, R., Vilgalys, R. and DePriest, Paula T. 2004 Strong fungal specificity and selectivity for algal symbionts in Florida scrub Cladonia lichens Molecular Ecology 13 ( ): 3367- 3378

Molina, M-C, DePriest, Paula T. and Lawrey, J. D. 2005 Genetic variation in the widespread lichenifolous fungus Marchandimyces corallinus Mycologica 97 ( ): 454- 463

DePriest, Paula T., Sikaroodi, M., Lawrey, J. D. and Diederich, P. 2005 Marchandiomyces lignicola sp. nov. shows recent and repeated transition bewteen a lignicolous and a lichenicolous habit Mycological Research 109 ( ): 57- 70

Sun, H. J., DePriest, Paula T., Gargas, A., Rossman, A. Y. and Friedmann, E. I. 2002 Pestalotiopsis maculansis a dominant parasymbiontic fungus in North American lichens Symbiosis 33 ( ): 215- 226

Ahti, T. and DePriest, Paula T. 2005 (1657-1665) Proposals to conserve eight names and reject one species name in Cladoniaceae (Fungi) Taxon 54 (1): 183- 188

DePriest, Paula T. 2010 On the Ancient Uighur Trail in Northern Mongolia Arctic Studies Center Newsletter 17 ( ): 21- 23 http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/pub_news.html

DePriest, Paula T. 2007 Botany team travels north of the Shishged Gol in East Taiga Arctic Studies Center Newsletter 14 ( ): 40- 41 http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/pub_news.html

DePriest, Paula T. 2008 Ongon and Ovoos: Worship in the Darkhal Valley Arctic Studies Center Newsletter 15 ( ): 29- 30 http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/pub_news.html

DePriest, Paula T., Fitxzhugh, William W., Beaubien, Harriet F. and Bayarsaikhan, Jamsranjav 2014 Research and Preservation of Mongolia's Cultural Heritage Arctic Studies Center Newsletter (21): 14- 17

DePriest, Paula T. 2014 Sanjim Danjin, 1940-2014 Arctic Studies Center Newsletter (21): 46- 48

DePriest, Paula T. 2009 Botany Team Visits Sacred Mongolian Springs Arctic Studies Center Newsletter 16 ( ): 43- 44 http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/pub_news.html

Online Publications

DePriest, Paula T., Ahti, T., Stenroos, S. and Farr, E. R. Cladoniaceae: Searchable List of Names in the Cladoniaceae (Lichens) 2003 http://botany.si.edu/lichens/cladoniaceae/

Farr, E. R., Hale, B. W. and DePriest, Paula T. Parmeliaceae: Searchable List of Names in the Parmelioid Genera (Lichens) 1999 http://botany.si.edu/lichens/parmeliaceae/