Erin Richardson

Adjunct Professor, Collections
Director of Collections, NYSHA
M.A. SUNY Oneonta, Cooperstown Graduate Program
B.A. SUNY Geneseo

Erin Richardson is a museum curator specializing in holistic collections management and access practices and procedures. She is pursuing a PhD in Leadership and Policy at Niagara University, holds an MA in History Museum Studies from Cooperstown Graduate Program and a BA in American Studies from SUNY Geneseo. Her work is informed by curatorial positions at Historic Cherry Hill, Albany, NY, Stepping Stones Foundation, Katonah, NY, in addition to consulting work and her current position in Cooperstown. She is also adjunct faculty at the Cooperstown Graduate Program where she teaches Collections Care, Acquisition and Management, is former Vice-President of the Museum Association of New York, and has also served as a peer reviewer for Institute of Museum and Library Services Collections Stewardship Grant program and Greater Hudson Heritage Network’s Conservation Treatment Grant program.