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


Janet DouglasJanet Douglas

Head of Technical Studies



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


Jessica JohnsonJessica S. Johnson

Head of Conservation



Francine LewisFrancine T. Lewis

Management Support Specialist


Nicole C. Little, Physical ScientistNicole C. Little

Physical Scientist


Odile MaddenOdile Madden

Research Scientist



Ann B. N'GadiAnn B. N'Gadi

Technical Information Specialist/Webmaster


Dawn RogalaDawn V. Rogala
Paintings Conservator



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

Assistant to the Director




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


Martha Goodway

Metallurgist, Emeritus


Marion F. Mecklenburg, Senior Research ScientistMarion F. Mecklenburg

Senior Research Scientist



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