Visiting Lecturer in Art Conservation
Department: Art Conservation
Office Address: Steele 225
- B.S. Geology, Haverford College, Pennsylvania, USA
- M.S. Geology, University of California, Davis, USA
- Ph.D. Geology, University of California, Davis, USA
Areas of Expertise
Materials science applied to art, archaeology, architecture and archives; Interdisciplinary projects in art conservation and heritage science
Selected Research and Publications
- Eric Doehne & Clifford Price, 2010, Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research, 2nd Edition, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 180 p.November 2010.
- Doehne, Eric. Salt Weathering: A Selective Review. 2002 Geological Society Special Publication (205), p. 51-64.
- Rodriguez-Navarro, C., Doehne, Eric. "How Does Sodium Sulfate Crystallize? Implications for the Decay and Testing of Building Materials." 2000 Cement and Concrete Research 30 (10), p. 1527-1534.
- Rodriguez-Navarro, C., Doehne, Eric. "Salt Weathering: Influence of Evaporation Rate, Supersaturation and Crystallization Pattern." 1999 Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 24 (2-3), p. 191-209.
- Doehne, Eric. "A New Correction Method for High-resolution Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analyses in the Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope." 1997 Scanning Journal 19 (2), p. 75-78.
Dr. Doehne has specialized in the preservation and technology of inorganic materials such as stone, glass, pigments, and concrete. Trained in geology, geochemistry, and microscopy, Eric Doehne is a materials scientist who has analyzed the Dead Sea scrolls, the Sistine Chapel, Laetoli Footprints (3.6 mya), and the First Photograph (1826) using environmental electron microscopes and other sophisticated instrumentation.
- Art Conservation 115: Art Forensics: Plunder, Fakes and Crime (Fall 2014)
- Art Conservation 101: Introduction to Art Conservation (Spring 2011; Fall 2012)
- Art Conservation 110: Artists’ Materials—Ancient and Modern (Fall 2011; Fall 2013)
- Art Conservation 120: Global Tourism and Preservation Technology (Fall 2011)