I am a professionally trained archivist with five years of experience in college archives, special collections, and museum archives. My interests are in digital preservation, curriculum building, and outreach initiatives. I have a passion for instruction and working with students. I am an active and dedicated member of the archives profession, participating in numerous leadership roles in the Midwest Archives Conference, the Society of American Archivists, and other local and special interest library/archives groups.
I have hands-on experience with processing and cataloging, primary source instruction, collection development, records management, digital curation and preservation, exhibit installation, project management, grant proposal writing, and team management.
Currently, I am employed as the Interim College Archivist at Luther College where I have also held the positions of Digital Archivist and Project Archivist. Past employers have included the Byrd Polar Research Center Archival Program at The Ohio State University and the Ohio State Archives Local Government Records Program. I received a Master's in Library and Information Science in 2009 from Kent State University and a B.A. in history in 2007 from Capital University.