Status of Collections & Staff at LACM

Sam McLeod SMCLEOD at VM.USC.EDU
Thu Sep 16 09:31:50 CDT 1993


Dear Colleagues:

     All collections in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
County continue to receive curatorial oversight and care in spite
of reductions in personnel resulting from funding curtailments.
The Branch of Research and Collections comprises 20 curators
supported by 25 technical staff as well as grant and contract
personnel.  Curators are organized into the following functional
sections:

Anthropology:
       Dr. Margaret Hardin, head
       Dr. Chris Steiner
       Dr. Karen Wise
Entomology:
       Dr. Brian Brown, head
General Americana:
       Dr. Janet Fireman, head
       Dr. Tom Sitton
Invertebrates:
       Dr. Gordon Hendler, head
       Dr. Kirk Fitzhugh
       Dr. Jody Martin
Invertebrate Paleontology / Malacology:
       Dr. James McLean, head
       Dr. Ed Wilson
Mineralogy:
       Dr. Tony Kampf, head
Molecular Lab:
       Dr. Don Reynolds, head
Seaver Center for Western History Research:
       Dr. Errol Stevens, head
Transportation / Communication:
       Matt Roth, head
Vertebrates:
       Dr. Robert Lavenberg, head
       Dr. Robert Bezy
       Dr. John Heyning
Vertebrate Paleontology / Rancho La Brea:
       Dr. Ken Campbell, head
       Dr. J.D. Stewart

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Dr. Daniel M. Cohen
Deputy Director for Research & Collections
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County




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