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Ruth O'Leary

Director of Collections, Archives and Preparation

  • Education


      B.Sc. National University of Ireland, Cork, 1995
      M.A. City College of New York, CUNY, 2004

  • Overall responsibility for all Paleontology collections
  • Supervisor of the Fossil Preparation Lab
  • Management of collections staff and preparation lab staff
  • Accessioning of specimens for FARB, Fossil Fish and Fossil Mammal collections
  • Management of Osborn Library and divisional archives
  • Co-manager of the Fossil Mammal collection
  • Director of Building 3A renovation moves
  • Collection database development
  • Website design and maintenance
  • Security, access, and emergency response issues
  • Publications


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