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Marieka Kaye-[PA]

University of Michigan Library
Head, Conservation & Book Repair
Ann Arbor, MI
Marieka currently holds the position of Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Head, Conservation & Book Repair at the University of Michigan Library. She has worked at U-M since 2013, after serving as a book and paper conservator for 8 years at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA. She received a MA and Certificate of Advanced Study in Art Conservation from Buffalo State College and a MLIS from San Jose State University. Marieka began work in the field of library conservation as a Preservation Assistant at Brandeis University in 1998. She went on to work as Library Preservation Assistant at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and Conservation Assistant for Exhibits and Loans at the New-York Historical Society. She also volunteered her time in the book lab at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and completed advanced internships at the New York City Municipal Archives, Syracuse University, Etherington Conservation Services, and the University of California Los Angeles. She served for two years as co-chair of the AIC BPG Archives Conservation Discussion Group.