The Art History and Art Conservation programmes welcome Rosaleen Hill who joins the Department on 1 July 2013 as Assistant Professor – Conservator of Paper, Photographic Materials and New Media. Rosaleen comes to us from UBC where she was Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia iSchool – School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. She developed and taught two graduate level courses: Preservation of Library Media and Preservation of Archival Media.
Rosaleen has published on preservation of photographs and paper, given numbers of conference papers, and conducted workshops. She has, for example, developed a range of conservation courses for mid-career professionals in the museum gallery, archival and library fields. These online and ‘in person’ courses have been designed for both conservators and allied professionals, and delivered across Canada, the United States and internationally. She has also undertaken global preservation, master planning and assessments for archives, art galleries, libraries and museums; developed and implemented emergency/disaster plans; and, she develops policies and undertakes collection surveys.