Meet the Peabody

Our People

Meet our staff and educators at the Peabody.

Ryan Wheeler

Director and Chair of Archaeology

rwheeler@andover.edu

Marla Taylor

Curator of Collections and Work Duty Supervisor

mtaylor@andover.edu

Lindsay Randall

Curator of Education and Outreach

lrandall@andover.edu

Irene Gates

Archivist

igates@andover.edu

Samantha Hixson

Collections Assistant

Lesley Shabazian

Administrative Assistant

lshabazian@andover.edu

Rachel Manning

Inventory Specialist

Volunteers & Interns

Leah Kaplan
Leah is a Phillips Academy parent with a background in museum education and volunteering. She works on inspecting and vacuuming textiles as part of the pest management program in addition to other collections management projects.

Susan Rosefsky
Volunteer since 2009
Susan is the wife of Phillips Academy alumni Dr. Quinn Rosefsky. Susan works on vacuuming textiles and pest inspection. She also completed image scanning projects.

Dr. Quinn Rosefky ’59
Volunteer since 2009
Quinn is a retired Psychiatrist and Phillips Academy alumni who graduated in 1959. He works on inventorying photograph and archive collections.

Volunteer Opportunities

No current openings

If you are interested in volunteering at the Peabody please contact Samantha Hixson, Collections Assistant. Potential volunteers with a background in Archaeology, Anthropology, Museum Studies, Library Science or Archives are encouraged to reach out.

*Please note: All interns/volunteers must undergo full background checks and complete CORI and SORI forms prior to work at the museum.

Advisory Committee

Chair

Daniel H. Sandweiss, PhD ’75; Professor of Anthropology and Quaternary & Climate Studies, University of Maine, Orono

Members 

  • Benjamin Burke ’11 
  • Marcelle A. Doheny, Instructor in History and Social Science, Andover
  • Barbara Callahan, Secretary 
  • Meg Conkey, PhD, Professor Emerita of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; Executive Director, Center for Digital Archaeology 
  • Mark Cutler, Instructor in Spanish
  • Jenny Elkus ’92 
  • Peter T. Hetzler, MD FACS ’72 
  • Agnes Hsu-Tang, PhD, Adjunct Associate Research Scholar, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
  • Michaela Kozol ’18
  • Heather Dunbar Lucas ’88, Vice Chair 
  • Bruno D.V. Marino, PhD ’73 
  • Kuni S. Schmertzler P’05, ’07 
  • Donny Slater, PhD, Instructor in History and Social Science, Andover 


Emeriti Members

  • Marshall P. Cloyd ’58, P’88, ’95, ’03 
  • Rebecca M. Sykes P’92, ’97, ’01
  • James B. Richardson III, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh; Curator Emeritus, Carnegie Museum of Natural History 
  • David Hurst Thomas, PhD, Curator, North American Archaeology, American Museum of Natural History

Ex officio Members

  • Thom P. Lockerby, Secretary of the Academy, Andover
  • Clyfe Beckwith, Dean of Studies, Andover
  • Ryan J. Wheeler, PhD, Director, Robert S. Peabody Museum