My archival practice is driven by a deep, overriding commitment to a simple goal: to create more inclusive archives each and every day.
This means bringing in and highlighting collections that tell stories of people and communities that have traditionally been excluded from archives. This means promoting access to archives widely and often, to make sure that our resources are truly the people's resources. This means using our knowledge to help anyone who has a story they want to preserve. And, above all, this means reaching out to bring people into our profession from all walks of life and all backgrounds.
Done well, none of these are easy tasks. But for me, this is exactly what makes them so important.
M.L.S. - Indiana University - 2018
Specialization: Archives and Records Management
B.A. English - The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - 2014
Concentration: Literary Theory and Interdisciplinary Studies
B.B.A. Marketing - The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - 2014
Assistant A.V. Archivist - Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati History Library and Archives - March 2019 to present
Archiving Assistant - I.U. Libraries Moving Image Archive, Indiana University - Fall 2016 to Summer 2018; August 2018 to March 2019
Accessioning Intern - Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscripts Library, Yale University - Summer 2018
"Year of the Woman: A Critique on Critiques" - #DirectedByWomen blog - April 2019
"Year of the Woman and Florynce "Flo" Kennedy" - Indiana University Cinema blog - April 2019
Review of Archiveology: Walter Benjamin and Archival Film Practices - Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies - February 2019