Silvia Callegari joined Conservation Solutions, Inc. as an Assistant Conservator/ Project Manager in September 2017. She was awarded a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania (2017) and holds a BA from New York University (2012). At CSI, Silvia works closely with Senior Conservators in all aspects of conservation work, including research, condition assessments, conservation treatments, construction management, and materials testing and analysis.
While completing her graduate studies, Silvia interned with the National Park Service at various sites including Mesa Verde National Park and Tumacácori National Historic Park. She did an advocacy internship at the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia as well as a Field School with the T.E.I. School of Athens in Crete, Greece where she collaborated on a risk assessment and conservation of two prehistoric Minoan settlements. Her thesis focused on rethinking a preservation plan for Fort Union National Monument, an earthen ruin in New Mexico. Silvia presented her thesis findings at the APT conference in Ottawa, 2017. Before joining CSI, Silvia worked on a short-term preservation project of the mansion at the Woodlands Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Silvia is a member of the Association for Preservation Technology (APT).