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Cathy Selvius DeRoo

Detroit Institute of Arts
Research Scientist
Grosse Pointe, MI
Cathy Selvius DeRoo is the Conservation Scientist at the Detroit Institute of Arts. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and was the recipient of a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellowship in biophysics. In addition to conducting analyses of the wide range of artists’ materials represented in the encyclopedic collections of the DIA, she conducts cultural heritage materials research in collaboration with academic colleagues at Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan Electron Microbeam Analysis Laboratory.