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Riley Cruttenden

Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
James Riley Cruttenden is a graduate of the University of Glasgow master’s program in Technical Art History and recipient of a 2016-17 US-UK Fulbright Study Award. During the summer of 2017, Riley was an intern with the Rijksmuseum's Furniture Conservation Lab where he conducted his master's dissertation research on metal components and metallic finishes on two mid-19th century ship models produced by the Glasgow-based shipyard R. Napier & Sons. Previously, Riley has completed a work placement with the Glasgow School of Art, coordinated undergraduate research events at Ohio State University (OSU), contributed to research in mass spectrometry with OSU's Badu Research Group, and completed a six-month, pre-program internship with the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. He serves as Communication Co-Officer on AIC's Emerging Conservation Professionals Network and currently works as a Conservation Technician with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.