Rosaleen Hill is Director and Assistant Professor – Paper Conservation, Photographic Materials and New Media. Her research interests are broad and include a partnership with the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation in the development of training modules to support their digital preservation strategy. Additionally, She is an advisor to the Canadian Council of Archives in the development of a national preservation strategy for archival and new media. Rosaleen also has commitment to undertake research in conjunction with her graduate students. The first joint research project “Watercolour Pencils: Composition and Conservation Concerns” will be presented at AIC/CAC annual conference in 2016.
She has been a member of the Mellon Foundation grant review board for art conservation training grants and has served as an expert on the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) review for Preservation and Access Education and Training grants. Additionally, she is an active member of the Canadian Government Standard Board panel for the review of the Permanence of Paper Standard.
Prior to joining the Art Conservation Program she taught at the University of British Columbia’s School of Library and Archival Studies and at the University of Canberra in the Conservation of Cultural Materials Program.