Eugenia Pacitti

Team Leader Collections Curation  

Eugenia Pacitti oversees the Curation Officer team at the National Herbarium of Victoria (MEL). The curation team is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the collection, which includes processing loans, exchange and donations, databasing Australian and foreign-collected material, facilitating researcher visits and requests, and carrying out pest management procedures.

With a background in nineteenth century Australian history, archival work, and museum collections management, Eugenia is passionate about sharing the Collection’s scientific and historical significance with researchers and the public.


Refereed journal articles

Pacitti, E. (2020) Dissecting the student experience at Australian medical schools, 1884–1912. Social History of Medicine, 1–22


Pacitti, E. (2024). The Body Collected in Australia: A History of Human Specimens and the Circulation of Biomedical Knowledge. Bloomsbury Academic, London.