Objects Conservator Marilen Pool
Marilen Pool is an objects conservator specializing in ethnographic and archaeological artifacts. She currently serves at project conservator on the IMLS-funded "Conservation of Southwest Ceramic Vessels" phase of The Pottery Project. and has worked previously in the ASM preservation division on numerous projects. She completed conservation internships at the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, BC and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center in Austin, TX.
She has a diploma in art conservation techniques from Sir Sandford Fleming College in Ontario, Canada, a certificate of archaeology and ethnography collections care from the National Parks Service and a master's degree in museum studies from Oregon State University. Before entering the profession of art conservation, Marilen worked as a museum curator and director.