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Getty Research Institute appoints Joanne Pillsbury as Associate Director of Scholarly Programs

LOS ANGELES.- The Getty Research Institute announced the appointment of Joanne Pillsbury to the position of Associate Director of Scholarly Programs. A noted art historian, Dr. Pillsbury will oversee the GRI’s research departments and activities, including the Scholars Program, which brings scholars, artists, and other cultural figures from around the world to work in residence at the GRI; the Getty Research Journal, a peer-reviewed annual publication that showcases the remarkable original research underway at the Getty; and the GRI’s Research Projects and Programs, spearheading and managing research projects and related programming based on the GRI’s Special Collections. Dr. Pillsbury comes to the Getty from Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C., a research institute of Harvard University with a research library and collections dedicated to Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian