American Museum of Natural History
New York, New York, USA
Amy Tjiong is an Associate Conservator in the Anthropology Department of the American Museum of Natural History working on the renovation of the Northwest Coast Hall. Her professional interests include researching the properties and uses of cultural heritage materials and working to support community-led museum practices. She has written articles and presented on the significance of gut skin in Yupik communities and collaboration within the conservation profession. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center.