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

If you would like to inquire about access to the collections, please review the information on accessing or renting the collections on our Access to the collections page and contact the curatorial staff assigned to your area of interest (email link at the end of each bio).

Curatorial technician for Natural Sciences

Anthony Howell

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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 anthony.howell [at] (subject: Request%20from%20the%20museum's%20website) (contact Anthony by email) or phone at (514) 399-9491.


Curator of World Cultures Collections

Annie Lussier

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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 annie.lussier [at] (subject: Request%20from%20the%20museum's%20website) (contact Annie by email) or phone at (514) 398-4093.

Academic curatorial advisors

Dr Anthony Ricciardi 514-398-4089

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

Dr Jeanne Paquette 514-398-4402

Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather.

The Redpath Museum's director EDI statement.

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