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Alexis E North

B.A. New York University, Double Major: Anthropology and Classics (2006)


Fax: 310-206-4723
E-mail: alexisnorth@ucla.edu

Subfield

Conservation of archaeological and ethnographic materials

Research Interests

Conservation and storage of human remains, Greek/Roman/Late Antique archaeology, mortuary traditions, imaging and documentation techniques.

Thesis: The Use of Hydroxyapatite as an Inorganic Consolidant for Archaeological Bone and Calcified Tissue

Grants and Awards

FAIC George Stout Grant, 2013
Steinmetz/Friends of Archaeology Summer Travel Grant, 2012

Advisors

Dr. Ioanna Kakoulli

Conference Presentations

2012 UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Graduate Student Conference, "The Challenges in Retreating Previously Conserved Archaeological Ceramics: A Case Study from Bolivia."

2012 ANAGPIC Conference, Conservation Center at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Dolph, B., Griswold, G., Mallinckrodt, C., Fuentes, A., Mahony, C., Neiman, M., North, A., Tzadik, C. "The Significance of Surface in Central African Masks: Pigment Identification of Polychrome Wood Masks from the Congo."

2013 (forthcoming) American Institute for Conservation, 41st Annual Meeting, North, A.*, Kakoulli, I. "Beyond the Visible: Macro and Forensic Imaging for the Documentation and Investigation of Archaeological Objects."


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