Graduate Students

Class of 2020

Austin Anderson received his B.A. in Anthropology from the University of San Diego in 2015. Before graduating he volunteered at the archaeological excavation of Bethsaida in Northern Israel, where he was first introduced to some of the conservation practices involved in an excavation.

Class of 2020

Elena Bowen graduated from Wellesley College with a BA in studio art in 2013. Looking for a field that combined hands-on work, chemistry, and problem solving, she discovered conservation and was immediately intrigued.

Class of 2020

Emily Rezes received her B.A. in Archaeology and Art History from Johns Hopkins University in 2014. As an undergraduate student, her coursework through the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum introduced her to archaeological material properties and various forms of technical analysis.

Class of 2018

Hayley Monroe received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in 2008 in Classics. After graduation she attended the Poggio Civitate Archaeological Field School in Italy where she first became interested in conservation.

Class of 2020

Kasey Hamilton graduated from Tulane University in 2013 with a B.S. in chemistry and a minor in art history.

Class of 2018

Lindsay Ocal received her B.A. with majors in History and Archaeology and minors in Art History and Biblical Languages from Lycoming College in 2007. She earned an M.A. in Art History with a concentration in Egyptian Art and Archaeology from the University of Memphis in 2011.

Class of 2018

Marci Jefcoat Burton graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a BA in Forensic Chemistry with an Art History Minor.

Class of 2018

Mari Hagemeyer graduated from the University of Maryland in 2013, receiving a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering with a minor in French. The following August, she started working as an intern with the U.S. Navy’s Naval History and Heritage Command in the Underwater Archaeology Branch.

Class of 2020

Megan Salas is originally from Los Angeles. She received her B.A. (magna cum laude) from Yale University in 2013 with a double major in History of Art and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

Class of 2018

Michaela Paulson received her B.A. magna cum laude in Archaeology with a minor in Art History from Tufts University in 2012.

Class of 2018

Morgan Burgess graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 2012 with a B.A. in Classical Archaeology and a minor in Studio Art. Her first conservation experiences were as an undergrad at the Mugello Valley Arcaheological Project: Poggio Colla Field School in Vicchio, Italy.

Class of 2020

Skyler Jenkins is originally from the Washington, D.C. area and received a B.A. in Art History from Arizona State University in 2010. Her first experience with conservation was at the Arizona State Museum (ASM).