Martin Gammon is the Vice President of Business Development and Museum Services at Bonhams, based in Washington, D.C. He is also Director of the company's Trusts & Estates group for the Mid-Atlantic region, and is a Director and Specialist in the Fine Books and Manuscripts Department and regularly works with the Fine Writing Instruments Department.
Prior to joining Bonhams in 2001, Dr. Gammon was a Research Fellow in the philosophy department at Yale University, and a Lecturer in the History of Philosophy at Stanford University. He completed his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, and his undergraduate degrees at Cornell University and Wadham College, Oxford. He is widely published in academic journals on the philosophy of art.
Dr. Gammon is a frequent charity auctioneer for such groups as The Leakey Foundation, the San Francisco Opera, the Red Cross and the League to Save Lake Tahoe. Martin is also a Patron of the Museum Trustees Association, on the Corporate Council of the Phillips Collection, and is a member of the Grolier Club of New York.
He is also a regular appraiser of rare books and manuscripts on PBS' "Antiques Roadshow®."