Museum Faculty and Staff

Redpath Museum staff and students, September 2015.

Redpath Museum staff and students, September 2015.



  • catherine.turgeon [at] (Catherine Turgeon), Museum Director


Administrative office

  • ginette.dessureault [at] (Ginette Dessureault), Administrative Manager and Building Director
  • shawn.mccutcheon [at] (Shawn McCutcheon), Administrative Coordinator


 Academic staff

  • Barrett, Rowan, Associate Professor. BSc (University of Guelph), MSc (McGill University), PhD (University of British Columbia)
  • Green, David, Professor, Curator of Vertebrates. BSc (Univ. of British Columbia), MSc, PhD (Univ. of Guelph) 
  • Hendry, Andrew, Professor, Curator of Fish. BSc (Univ. of Victoria), MSc, PhD (Univ. of Washington)
  • Larsson, Hans, Associate Professor, Curator of Palaeontology. BSc (McGill), PhD (University of Chicago)
  • Millien, Virginie, Associate Professor, Chief Curator and Curator of Palaeontology & Zoology, DEA PhD (Univ. Montpellier II, École Normale Supérieure Paris)
  • Ricciardi, Anthony, Professor, Curator of Invertebrates, MSc, PhD (McGill)


Curatorial staff

  • annie.lussier [at] (Annie Lussier), World Cultures Collections
  • anthony.howell [at] (Anthony Howell), Zoology Collections


Learning Services

  • sara.estradaarevalo [at] (Sara Estrada Arevalo), Museum Educator
  • rebeca.esquivel [at] (Laura Rebeca Esquivel), Museum Educator


Associate members

  • Bell, Graham A.C., Professor. MA (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon), FRSC, FLS, James McGill Professor
  • Paquette, Jeanne, Mineralogy. BSc, MSc (McGill), PhD (SUNY Stony Brook)
  • Chapman, Colin (MSE)
  • Chapman, Lauren


Adjunct members

  • Holmes, R., Vertebrate Palaeontology
  • Woloch, M., Coins


Honorary curators

  • Lawson, B., BA (Northwestern  University), MA (McGill), World Cultures
  • Lourie, S., B.A. (Oxon), PhD (McGill), Seahorses
  • Tarassoff, P., BEng (McGill), ScD (MIT), Mineralogy


Redpath Museum Committees (2021)

EDI Committee: Ginette Dessureault - Co-Chair, Jessica Ford - Co-Chair and Alexis Heckley - Co-Chair, Rowan Barrett, Virginie Millien, Anthony Ricciardi, Annie Lussier, Shawn McCutcheon

Safety Committee:  Anthony Ricciardi - Chair, Anthony Howell, Annie Lussier. Graduate student (to be named)

Minor, Awards & Curriculum Committee:  David Green – Chair. All Academic personnel

Space Committee: Anthony Howell – Chair.  David Green, Annie Lussier

Exhibits Committee:  Anthony Howell – Co-Chair and Annie Lussier, Co-Chair, Hans Larsson

Collections Committee: Anthony Howell – Co-Chair and Annie Lussier, Co-Chair. Hans Larsson, Virginie Millien, Jeanne Paquette.

Collections Ethics Committee: Annie Lussier – Chair. Hans Larsson, Anthony Howell. Richard Fraser, (Maude Abbott Medical Museum). Guislaine Lemay (McCord Museum). Other members to be announced.

Publications Committee: Jeanne Paquette  – Chair., Anthony Howell, Ginette Dessureault. 

Promotion & Tenure Committee: Hans Larsson – Chair. All tenured Academic personnel

Public Program Committee: TBD - Chair. Annie Lussier, Anthony Howell, Sara Estrada Arevalo, Ginette Dessureault, Shawn McCutcheon.

All committees, except the Promotion & Tenure committee, are constituted for three-year terms. Graduate student will sit on all committees except Tenure committees.

    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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