Pamela Horsley happily returned to The Nat as Entomology Collection Manager and Collections Registrar in 2020. She previously worked at the museum from 2009-2012 as part of a National Science Foundation Improvements to Biological Collections grant to curate and increase the accessibility of the entomology collection.
Pamela has more than 15 years of experience working in collections management and museum registration and has a keen interest in the best practices and management of pinned, slide, and fluid-preserved invertebrate collections. She earned her M.S. in entomology from McGill University studying the systematics of central American weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Her duties include general curation, coordination and management of museum-wide collection transactions and compliance, collection digitization and database management, supervision of department science volunteers and project staff, and whenever possible joins in to conduct fieldwork for the museum. Pamela can be reached at 619.255.0193 or by using our contact form under "Research".
Entomology Project Coordinator
Executive Director for the Balsam Mountain Trust
Dr. John Brown
National Museum of Natural History
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Dr. Tomas M. Mustelin
Center for Innate Immunity and Immune Disease
Dr. Marshal C. Hedin
San Diego State University
Mr. Ron McPeak
Mr. James Berrian
Mr. Matthew Graham
Ms. Daniela E. Ramirez C.