Mark Elliott

Mark is a Senior Curator at MAA, looking after collections from Africa, Asia, and Europe, and the Principal Investigator on the Digital Lab.

Jimena Lobo Guerrero Arenas

Jimena is the Senior Curator in World Archaeology at MAA and Co-chair of the Digital Lab's Steering Committee.

Zilan Wang

Zilan is a Research Associate at MAA, director of the Cambridge Rivers Project, and Co-chair of the Digital Lab's Steering Committee.

Aayushi Gupta

Aayushi is a Research Assistant, coordinating content development and contributing research on the Asian collections at MAA.

Rebecca Rees

Rebecca is a Digital Communications Assistant at MAA, and helps coordinates activities of the Digital Lab.

Caitlin Brooker

Caitlin is a Digital Marketer and Communications professional, and has worked at the MAA as a Digital Communications Officer.

Shuzhen Kong (Ellen)

Shuzhen is a Shanghai-based tea expert and commentator on tea connoisseurship on national and international platforms.

Ashleigh Griffin

Ashleigh was a Collections Assistant at MAA, who researched artefacts from East Asia, and in particular China.

James Lin

James is the Assistant Keeper of Applied Arts at the Fitzwilliam Museum, and responsible for the Asian art collection.

Michael Freeman

Michael is a photographer and author based in London specialising in documentary reportage with a focus on China.

Rui En Pok (Rae)

Rae is a second-year undergraduate in Social Anthropology at Homerton College, University of Cambridge.

Katerina Theodoraki

Katerina is a student in Conservation of Archaeological and Museum Artefacts at Durham University.

Elisa Guerra-Doce

Elisa is a Visiting Scholar at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge.

Katrina Dring

Katrina is a Collections Assistant on MAA's Stores Move Project, who loves working with anthropological collections.

Nigel Jeffries

Nigel is a Senior Specialist at the Museum of London Archaeology, interested in the material culture of 17th and 19th-century London.

Kirsty Kernohan

Kirsty is a Photographic Collections Assistant at MAA, with an interest in anthropology, museum studies, and photographic collections. 

Gemma Ovens

Gemma is a lens-based artist, researcher, and photographer, with an interest in visual anthropology and intangible cultural heritage.

Xintian Ma

Xintian is an MPhil student in Social Anthropological Research at the University of Cambridge, with an interest in museums and religion.

Lisa Robson

Lisa is a ceramic artist and PhD student at the Belfast School of Art, who recreates museums objects to enable tactile engagement.

Daniel Simpson

Daniel is a postdoctoral research assistant at MAA, and has previously worked at the British Museum and the National Maritime Museum.

Maria Chiara Scuderi

Maria is a PhD researcher at the University of Leicester with an interest in material culture and 20th century exhibitions.

Joshua Fitzgerald

Joshua is a Junior Research Fellow in History and Art History at Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

Jonathan Truitt

Jonathan is the Chair of the Center for Learning through Games and Simulations at Central Michigan University.

Adi Lewa Boginisoko

Adi is a second-year undergraduate in Law at the University of Kent, and formerly interned on the Fijian Art Research Project at MAA.

John Donegan-Cross

John is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, exploring avian imagery in early and mediaeval Chinese poetry.

Smridhi Chadha

Smridhi is a specialist of Ancient Indian Classics and Religion, interested in the interpretations of India's distant past.

Takenivula Rakei

Takenivula is a UK-based Fijian and Tikopian meke choreographer, who formerly interned on the Fijian Art Research Project at MAA.

Alejandro Porcel Arraut

Alejandro is a PhD student at Cambridge, researching the social reproduction of public bus infrastructures in Mexico City.

Lucy Hockley

Lucy is the Museum Manager at MAA, and is interested in heritage craft skills and the use of natural materials in the built environment.

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