Collections Team

Meet our dedicated curatorial team to whom loan requests should be made. 

Curatorial technician for Natural Sciences (Zoology)

(Requests for invertebrate specimens)

Anthony Howell

Anthony completed his studies at Concordia University, with a BA specialization in Anthropology, focusing on early of hominid evolution.

He is currently completing a Certificate in Museum Studies (CMS) from the Ontario Museum’s Association (OMA). Anthony’s main focus is on collections management protocols and preparation techniques for museum collections.

He has trained students for preparation of specimens in the field and spent 4 years participating in fieldwork on small mammals, both on the Monteregian Hills and in the subarctic taiga of Northern Quebec.

Since January 2008, he joined the McGill University Redpath Museum's team as Curatorial technician of the zoology collections. Currently he manages and overseas multiple natural history collections at the museum.

You can contact Anthony by anthony.howell [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Request%20from%20the%20museum's%20website) (email) or phone at 514-398-4086 ext.00988 (Please note that due to the museum's closure during the pandemic, phone messages are not accessed on a regular basis)

 

Curatorial technician for Palaeontology collections

(Requests for palaeontology specimens)

Chantal Montreuil

Chantal graduated from Vanier College in 2003 with a diploma in Environmental and Wildlife Management. She joined the Redpath Museum’s team shortly after as a collections assistant and was tasked with building exhibits for the Quebec Biodiversity gallery.

She is currently pursuing an undergraduate Engineering Technology degree in Natural Science from the University of Cape Breton.

In 2004, Chantal became our curatorial technician overseeing the palaeontolgy collection. In addition to managing loans and returns, she has trained students in fossil preparation techniques, both in the lab and in the field, facilitated workshops and outings for the public, and constructed exhibits including “Sara the Triceratops”.

One of her interests is how to use museum collections in order to engage students and the public in nurturing a deep appreciation and understanding of Montreal's natural heritage.

You can contact Chantal by chantal.montreuil [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Request%20from%20the%20museum's%20website) (email) or by phone at 514-398-4086 ext. 089576 (Please note that due to the museum's closure during the pandemic, phone messages are not accessed on a regular basis)

 

Curator of World Cultures

Annie Lussier

Annie studied at McGill University, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with a minor in Art History.

She then completed her Master’s degree in Museology at Université de Montréal. Throughout her degree her research interests focused on relationships between museums and communities, access to collections, ethical practices in museum storerooms and respectful collections care.

After her studies, she worked as a research assistant and interim coordinator for the Nika-Nishk Project, which was a Community University Research Alliance (CURA) project exploring new alternatives concerning restitution of indigenous cultural heritage.

Since January 2018, she joined the McGill University Redpath Museum's team as Curator of the World Cultures Collections.

You can contact Annie by annie.lussier [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Request%20from%20the%20museum's%20website) (email) or phone at 514-398-4093 (Please note that due to the museum's closure during the pandemic, phone messages are not accessed on a regular basis)

Academic curatorial advisors

Please note that due to the museum's closure during the pandemic, phone messages are not accessed on a regular basis.

Invertebrates
Dr Anthony Ricciardi 514-398-4089

Fishes
Dr Andrew Hendry 514-398-4086 ext. 00880

Amphibians and Reptiles
Dr David M. Green 514-398-4086 ext. 4088

Mammals and Birds
Dr Virginie Millien 514-398-4849

Vertebrate Palaeontology
Dr Hans Larsson 514-398-4086 ext. 089457

Mineralogy
Dr Jeanne Paquette 514-398-4402

Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.

The Redpath Museum's director EDI statement.

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