Ellen Cunningham-Kruppa

Associate Director of Preservation and Conservation, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin

Ellen Cunningham-Kruppa has been an active practitioner, educator, and consultant in the field of cultural heritage preservation for over 30 years. She has served as project archivist at the Johns Hopkins University Peabody Institute, as the first Preservation Officer for the University of Texas at Austin General Libraries, and as the first Digital Programs Librarian for the Libraries. Ellen was the founding Director of the William and Margaret Kilgarlin Center for Preservation of the Cultural Record, a position she held at the University of Texas at Austin School of Information. She has served as President of the Association of North American Graduate Programs in Conservation and is an affiliated assistant professor at the University of Delaware/Winterthur Program in Art Conservation.