Gina Watkinson, Senior Lab Coordinator
Gina Watkinson is senior laboratory coordinator for the preservation division, as well as a graduate student in American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. She has a bachelor's in anthropology / religious studies from Stony Brook University and a bachelor's in art conservation from the University of Delaware. Gina works to coordinate lab activities, volunteers, and purchasing for the preservation division. She also uses her conservation background to assist in the documentation, treatment, and survey of museum collections.
Gina has had the opportunity to work alongside conservators on the maintenance of both movable and immovable property such as outdoor sculpture and petroglyphs. Her recent work includes working with the lab’s handheld X-ray fluorescence spectrometer to collect compositional data.