Acknowledgments

Many generous and thoughtful individuals offered their expertise and assistance throughout the process of planning this course.  Several of them participated in some way during the course, bringing their knowledge to our undergraduate students. This course would not have been possible without their expertise and encouragement.

Class speakers:

Paula Artal Isbrand, Objects Conservator, Worcester Art Museum
Ross Brendle, Graduate student, Department of Classics, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Ilaria Cianchetta, Conservation scientist, Getty Conservation Institute, Collections Research Laboratory
Dr. Eleni Hasaki, Associate Professor, Department of Classis, University of Arizona, Co-Director, Laboratory for Traditional Technology
Matthew Hyleck, Baltimore Clayworks
Dr. Lisa C. Kahn, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, College of Visual and Performing Arts, George Mason University
Dr. Philip Sapirstein, Assistant Professor, History of Art, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Faculty Fellow, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities
Dr. H. Alan Shapiro, W.H.Collins Vickers Professor of Archaeology, Department of Classics, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Marc Walton, Senior Scientist, Northwestern University-Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts
John Wissinger, MFA, Archaeological Ceramics Consultant

Advisors and Scholars :

Special thanks to Dr. David Saunders, Department of Antiquities, The J. Paul Getty Museum, and Jeffrey Maish, Department of Antiquities Conservation, The J. Paul Getty Museum who advised on numerous issues, including technical research, suggested readings and answered many questions over the past several months.

Dr. Kathleen Lynch, University of Cincinnati
Dr. Nancy Odegaard, Professor of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Head of Preservation, Arizona State Museum
Dr. Joel Schildbach, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Research
Toby Schreiber, Potter
Dr. Vladimir Stissi, University of Amsterdam
Marie Svoboda, Department of Antiquities Conservation, The J. Paul Getty Museum

Financial and Administrative Support:

This course would not have been possible without the support of Dr. Elizabeth Rodini, Director, Program in Museums and Society, Johns Hopkins University and the The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Kate Gallagher, Collections Manager/Registrar, Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum
Mary Louise Healy, Director of Research Administration, Johns Hopkins University
Rachel LaBozetta, Academic Services Assistant, Program in Museums and Society, Johns Hopkins University
Yvonne Wild, Senior Administrative Coordinator, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Media:

Michele Alexander, Producer, Humanities Connection, 88.1 FM, WYPR
Daniela Mileykovsky, sound recordist
Allen Moore, Filmmaker
Dr. Bernadette Wegenstein, Filmmaker

Contributors:

Warren Anderson, Ceramic artist
Camilla Ascher, intern, Baltimore Clayworks
Libby Francis-Baxter, florist, The Modest Florist
L. Ben Freund, Ceramic artist
Sarah McCann, Executive Director, Baltimore Clayworks