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Marie-Eve Celio

Academic Coordinator, Cotsen Textile Traces Study Center 

Dr. Marie-Eve Celio started as academic coordinator for the museum’s new Cotsen Textile Traces Study Center in 2019, a position endowed by Margit Sperling Cotsen. In this role, Dr. Celio develops scholarly programming, builds academic collaborations, and facilitates research related to the Cotsen Textile Traces Study Collection. 

Celio has experience working as a curator (Rietberg Museum in Zurich) and teaching (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland). She also spent eight years in India consulting on projects for UNESCO and developing international collaborations between institutions.

She holds a doctorate in history of art from the Sorbonne in Paris, France, and a master’s degree from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Her research areas are in Art Nouveau, indiennes, and cultural exchanges.