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Directors

Lynda Albertson – Chief Executive Officer

Edgar Tijhuis – Acting Academic Director, Italy Programming

 

Key Contributors

Samer Abdel Ghafour – International Coordinator for Capacity Evaluation and Development Cooperation

Marc Balcells – Journal of Art Crime, Editor

Aubrey Catrone – ARCA Provenance Programming Assistant

Noah Charney – Founding Director, ARCA; Journal of Art Crime, Editor-in-Chief

Urška Charney – JAC Designer and Distribution Director

Summer Clowers – ARCA Postgraduate Programming Assistant

Monica Di Stefano – Social Director, Italy Programming

Kirsten Hower – Alumni Coordinator

Marissa Marjos – ARCA Postgraduate Programming Assistant and International Events Coordination

Christos Tsirogiannis – Journal of Art Crime, Editor

 

Board of Trustees

Dennis Ahearn – Director of Security, Christies – London, UK

Lynda Albertson (ex officio) –ARCA Chief Executive Officer – Rome, Italy

Marc Balcells – Professor, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Professor, Associate, Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Barcelona, Spain

Noah Charney – ARCA Founder and President – Ljubljana, Slovenia

Richard Ellis – Director, Art Management Group and former Head Art and Antiques Squad Metropolitan Police, New Scotland Yard (retired) – London, UK

General B(a) CC Giovanni Pastore –  Vice-Commandant for the Comando Carabinieri per la Tutela del Patrimonio Culturale (Retired) – Rome, Italy

Edgar Tijhuis – Subject Matter Expert and Independent Researcher, Visiting Scholar, Inštitut za kriminologijo pri Pravni fakulteti v Ljubljani – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Arthur Tompkins – Forensic Expert, District Court Judge, New Zealand Ministry of Justice – Hamilton, New Zealand

 

Lecturers and Advisors

Stefano Alessandrini – ARCA Lecturer and Cerveteri Docent; Forensic Archaeologist, Avvocatura di Stato, Tribunale di Roma, Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali – MiBAC – Rome, Italy

Morgan Belzic, French historian, archaeologist, and illicit tra#cking researcher of the École Pratique des Hautes Études – Paris, France

Duncan Chappell –ARCA Lecturer, Lawyer and Criminologist Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney Conjoint Professor in the School of Psychiatry at the University of NSW Chair of the International Advisory Board of the Australian Research Council’s Center of Excellence in Policing and Security. Former Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology (1987-1994) – Sydney, Australia

Crispin Corrado – Classical Antiquities, Ancient Rome Advisor – Rome, Italy

Dick Drent –ARCA Lecturer, Museum Security Expert, Law Enforcement and National Security Expert Director, Omnirisk Associate Director, Holland Integrity Group Corporate Security Manager, Van Gogh Museum (retired) –  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Maurizio Fiorilli – Emeritus, Vice Avvocato Generale dello Stato – Rome, Italy

Samuel Hardy – ARCA Lecturer, Conflict Antiquities archaeologist, Det Norske Institutt i Roma – Rome, Italy 

Valerie Higgins –ARCA Lecturer, Associate Professor and Program Director for Archaeology and Classics and MA Program in Sustainable Cultural Heritage, The American University of Rome – Rome, Italy

Charles Hill – Independent Art Crime Investigator, Former Detective Chief Investigator to the Antiques Squad Metropolitan Police, New Scotland Yard (Ret) – London, UK

Fabio Isman – Investigative Reporter and Journalist covering Antiquities and Cultural Heritage Protection – Rome, Italy

Matjaž Jager – Director, Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law – Ljubljana, Slovenia

S. Vijay Kumar – India Pride Project – Repubblica di Singapore

Ivan Macquisten –ARCA Lecturer, Director, ImacQ, Art Market Advisor to the UK’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Cultural Heritage,  Former Editor Antiques Trade Gazette – London, UK

Marc Masurovsky –ARCA Lecturer, Co-founder, Holocaust Art Restitution Project, Acting Director ERR Project – Washington DC

Eric Nemeth – Cultural Security Analyst, CulturalSecurity.net and RAND Corporation – Santa Monica, California

Fabrizio Rossi -ARCA Lecturer, Luogotenente (Ret) Italian Comando Carabinieri per la Tutela del Patrimonio Culturale – Rome, Italy

Laurie Rush –ARCA Lecturer, Board Member, US Committee of the Blue Shield – Ft. Drum, New York

Dorit Straus –ARCA Lecturer, Independent Insurance Consultant, (Ret) Vice President and Worldwide Specialty Fine Art Manager for Chubb & Son, a division of Federal Insurance Company – NYC, New York

Christos Tsirogiannis –ARCA Lecturer, Forensic Archaeologist, illicit antiquities researcher, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice at Trafficking Culture University of Glasgow – Cambridge, UK

Yagna Yass-Alston -ARCA Lecturer, Independent Provenance Researcher – NYC, New York

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