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Amanda Lawrence
  • Amanda Lawrence
  • Museum Technician
  • Phone:   (202) 633-1628
  • E-mail Address:   lawrencea atsiedu
  • Mailing Address:
    Smithsonian Institution
    PO Box 37012, MRC 106
    Washington, DC 20013-7012
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    Smithsonian Institution
    National Museum of Natural History
    10th & Constitution NW
    Washington, DC 20560-0106


Amanda joined the Collections Program in 2012 as a Collections Program Technician (CPT). She has worked in all seven scientific departments at the National Museum of Natural History. As a CPT, Amanda's duties include using digitization techniques to enhance specimen records, proofreading specimen records and correcting errors, cataloging specimens into KE EMu, and re-housing specimens using archival materials. Highlighted projects Amanda contributed to include cataloging the Swallow Collection, inventorying the Antarctic Meteorite Collection, conducting a species level inventory in the Entomology Department, and cataloging the Terrestrial Paleomammals. Amanda has also worked on two rapid capture projects and one rapid capture pilot project. She is interested in collections management and preventative conservation.


M.A. Museum Science, Texas Tech University
B.S. Geobiology, Marine Science Minor, Penn State University


Lawrence, Amanda N. and Strotman, Jennifer. 2015. Spend time now, save time later: IPM lessons learned from the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Collection Forum: Fall 2015, Vol. 29, No. 1-2, pp. 61-66.

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