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The Museum Conservation Institute - Staff


Melanie E. Feather

Melanie E. Feather

Assistant Director for Operations

 

Phone: 301-238-1233
Fax: 301-238-3709
E-mail Address: FeatherM [at] si.edu

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


Education

B.A. Franklin and Marshall College (1984)
M.S. University of Michigan (1986)

Research Specialties and Interests

  • Scientific administration
  • Application of electron and x-ray techniques to the study of art objects, archaeological material, and other museum specimens

 

Recent Publications

Mann, Robert W., Feather, Melanie E., Tumosa, Charles S. and Schneider, K. N. 1998. A Blue Encrustation Found on American MIA Bones from Vietnam. Forensic science international, 97(2-3): 79-86.

Tumosa, Charles S. and Feather, Melanie E. 1992. An Analytical Investigation into the Metallic Composition of the Polushka Struck from 1730-1754. Journal of the Russian Numismatic Society, 45: 14-20.

 

Journal Articles

Mann, Robert W., Feather, Melanie E., Tumosa, Charles S. and Schneider, K. N. 1998 A Blue Encrustation Found on American MIA Bones from Vietnam Forensic science international 97 (2-3): 79- 86
Vandiver, Pamela B., Feathers, James K., Kayler, R., Gottfried, M., Yener, K. Aslihan, Hornuak, W. F. and Franklin, A. 1993 TL Dating of a Crucible Fragment from an Early Tin Processing Site in Turkey Archaeometry 35 (2): 295- 298
Tumosa, Charles S. and Feather, Melanie E. 1992 An Analytical Investigation into the Metallic Composition of the Polushka Struck from 1730-1754 Journal of the Russian Numismatic Society 45 ( ): 14- 20
Shau, Yen-Hong, Feather, Melanie E., Essene, Eric J. and Peacor, Donald R. 1991 Genesis and Solvus Relations of Submicroscopically Intergrown Paragonite and Phengite in a Blueschist from Northern California Mineralogy and Petrology 106 ( ): 367- 378