Tharron Bloomfield named Mellon Foundation Conservation Resident
Starting October 1st 2012, Tharron Bloomfield will join UCLA as the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Conservation Resident for two years. Tharron will be a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Studies, providing instruction in that department as well as in the UCLA/Getty Program in Archaeological and Ethnographic Conservation. Tharron specializes in indigenous material culture, emphasizing ways to combine his own Maori perspective with preservation practices. He will be working closely with faculty mentors to develop materials and skills for teaching and on select research projects.
For more information, please visit http://gseis.ucla.edu/news-events/news-items/information-studies2019-ucla-getty-program-scholar-to-add-maori-perspective-to-conservation.