2019 ALI@Purdue Cohort

Amy Moorman

Amy Moorman

Wartburg College and Archives of Iowa Broadcasting

Amy Moorman is College Archivist for Wartburg College and the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting. She has over twelve years of experience working with archival materials, primarily in the areas of digital archives and visual materials. Amy has worked for the Missouri State Archives, Missouri History Museum, Archdiocese of St. Louis, and the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum. She earned a BA in American Studies from Franklin Pierce University, an MA in History from the University of New Hampshire, is a Digital Archives Specialist (since 2016), and a Certified Archivist (since 2012).

Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz

Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz

Library of Congress

Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz is a Digital Collections Specialist at the Library of Congress, where he develops the Library's capabilities for acquiring digital content, including monographs, serials, and datasets. He has worked in the Library of Congress for nine years, including six years as the Archivist for the Veterans History Project and two years as a Library Technician. Prior to working at the Library of Congress, he worked for the National Archives and Records Administration as an Archives Technician. Andrew is an active member in several archival organizations and groups, including the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference and the Society of American Archivists. He received an MFA in Film Studies with a Film Archiving concentration from the University of East Anglia and a BA in History from Dickinson College. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and two daughters.

Angela C. Spitzer Stanley

Angela C. Spitzer Stanley

Georgia Public Library Service (GA state library)

Angela Stanley is Director of digital projects at Georgia's state library, where she manages Georgia HomePLACE, an LSTA-funded initiative to increase public library engagement with the Digital Library of Georgia. She previously served as Head of Archives and Special Collections at the Athens Regional Library System in Georgia and as a Senior Librarian at the New York Public Library. Angela is a Certified Archivist and Digital Archives Specialist and received her MLIS with a certificate in Archives, Preservation, and Records Management from Queens College, City University of New York.  

Angelica Bullock

Angelica Bullock

Sisters of Charity of New York

Angelica Bullock is an archivist for the Sisters of Charity of New York, in the Bronx, New

York. Previously, she was the Head Archivist for the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, in Louisville Kentucky. She is also a doctoral candidate in Pan-African Studies, with a focus on African American Public History and Art History, at the University of Louisville. Angelica is delighted to be a participant of the Archives Leadership Institute’s 2019 cohort! 

Anna Trammell

Anna Trammell

Pacific Lutheran University

Anna Trammell is the University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Previously, she was an archivist at the University of Illinois Archives Research Center/Student Life and Culture Archives. Anna is a member of the Society of American Archivists Committee on Public Awareness and will be a co-host on the next season of the “Archives in Context” podcast. 

Annie Tang

Annie Tang

Chapman University

Originally from the LA area, Annie Tang is the Coordinator of Special Collections at Chapman University in Orange County, California. She was previously the Processing Archivist at Johns Hopkins University, where she implemented her work in culturally competent redescription of Asian American and African American marginalized histories. Annie loves a good bowl of Vietnamese pho (pronounced ‘fuh’), discussing intersectionality, and talking about the differences between East and West Coast weather.

Bethany Anderson

Bethany Anderson

University of Virginia

Bethany Anderson is the University Archivist at the University of Virginia Library. Anderson, who also serves as Reviews Editor for American Archivist, has a master’s degree in Information Studies with a specialization in Archival Studies and Records Management from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s in Near Eastern Art and Archaeology from the University of Chicago. She previously worked as an Archival Operations and Reference Specialist at the University of Illinois Archives.

Brigitte Billeaudeaux

Brigitte Billeaudeaux

University of Memphis, University Libraries

Brigitte Billeaudeaux is a librarian and archivist at the University of Memphis Libraries, department of Special Collections. She has a background in anthropology, GIS, and museum studies. Brigitte has worked in archives since 2008 and began at the University of Memphis in 2010 as a staff member before becoming a faculty member in the department in 2016. Since 2010 she has worked in Special Collections to help develop and manage the department’s online digital archives as well as worked with faculty members on campus to develop digital humanities initiatives for special courses.

Catheryne Popovitch

Catheryne Popovitch

Illinois State Archives

Catheryne Popovitch is an Archival Program Administrator at the Illinois State Archives. She supervises the Operations Section, which is responsible for accessioning state government records and providing reference services to the public. She is also in charge of the Archives’ Online Descriptive Inventory and serves as the Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board’s Deputy Coordinator. Prior to joining the Illinois State Archives, she was the Technical Librarian and Records Specialist at Hanson Professional Services, Inc. Cathy has a bachelor’s degree in history from Millikin University and a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Illinois.

Curt Hanson

Curt Hanson

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Curt Hanson is Head of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections in the Chester Fritz Library at the University of North Dakota. He has worked in Special Collections since 1999 and was promoted to Department Head in 2007. A native of central Minnesota, he holds a Master’s degree in Library Science, with a Special Collections Specialization, from Indiana University-Bloomington, and a Bachelor’s degree in History from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Derek T. Mosley

Derek T. Mosley

Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Fulton County Library System

Derek T. Mosley is the Archives Division Manager at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, a special library of the Fulton County Library System in Atlanta, Georgia. Derek earned his Master of Science (Archives Management) from Simmons University in Boston, MA and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA.  Derek has served in various leadership roles within the Society of American Archivists, American Library Association and the Association of College and Research Libraries. 

Elena Perez-Lizano

Elena Perez-Lizano

State Archives of New Mexico

I love what I do!  January 2019 marked my fourth year with the State Archives of New Mexico, where I was recently promoted to Archives Bureau Chief. Previously, I was a Technical Services Librarian at Western New Mexico University. I am a CA and hold a MLIS and MS in Anthropology. I serve on SAA’s TS-DACS (Technical Sub-Committee on Describing Archives: A Content Standard) because it is important to give back to the profession, but also to keep abreast of evolving best practices and standards. Besides ‘archiving,’ I love to sew and cook, and make Halloween costumes for my two dogs every year.

Kelsi Evans

Kelsi Evans

GLBT Historical Society

Kelsi Evans is the Director of Archives and Special Collections at the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society (GLBT Historical Society) in San Francisco, CA. She previously served as Project Archivist for the AIDS History Project at the University of California, San Francisco Archives and Special Collections. Kelsi holds an MA in archives and public history from New York University and an MA in history from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is active in professional organizations including the Society of California Archivists and the Society of American Archivists.

Lauren White

Lauren White

University of Michigan 

Lauren is currently a Processing Archivist at the University of Michigan, Special Collections Research Center, focusing on the archives of directors Orson Welles and Jonathan Demme. She is also developing a formalized digital preservation program for Special Collections materials. Previously, she has held positions at the University of Toledo, Purdue University, and Western Michigan University.

Lauren received two BAs from the University of Southern Mississippi and an MSI from the University of Michigan. She is a Certified Archivist and Digital Archives Specialist.

Lauren is passionate about broadening access to archives, particularly related to notions of class and disability.

Melissa Coy

Melissa Coy

Utah Division of State History

As a public historian and archivist with the Utah Division of State History since 2004, I oversee the division’s archival collection, supervise interns, manage collection development, and direct digitization projects. I earned my B.A. in History from Westminster College in 2001, and an M.A. in American History from the University of Utah in 2004. Although I can speak the language of academics, I am more interested in making academic concepts accessible to a general public. History, in all of its messy humanness, should be accessible to everyone in order for us to be an informed people.

Melissa Hernández Durán

Melissa Hernández Durán

Bentley Historical Library - University of Michigan

Melissa Hernández Durán is the lead archivist for audiovisual curation at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan. She holds an MSI from the University of Michigan and an MA in Caribbean history from the University of Puerto Rico. Her research interests include audiovisual materials and access to archival collections through infrastructure, systems, rights, and languages. Her work on a bulk rights review process was recently published in the American Archivist article Rights Review for Sound Recordings: Strategies Using Risk and Fair Use Assessments.

Nora Zaldivar

Nora Zaldivar

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Since 2012 Nora has led the Archives team at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, a Department of Defense FFRDC, whose mission is to develop technology in support of national security. Her first archives work was an internship at Sotheby’s in 1994, which led her to attend the Simmons GSLIS Dual Degree Program 1995 – 1997. She worked as an information manager for design firms for 11 years, then moved to the Digital Archivist position at MIT/LL in 2009. Nora is from the Boston metro area and enjoys involvement in local government.

Rebecca Giesbrecht

Rebecca Giesbrecht

Library and Archives Canada

Rebecca Giesbrecht is currently the acting manager of Online Content and Copyright at Library and Archives Canada (LAC). She joined LAC as an intern in the Government Archives Division in 2008 and spent a decade as an archivist, and later manager, in the division. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public History from the University of Western Ontario, and has also worked at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and as a historical interpreter for both Parks Canada and Veterans Affairs Canada. In 2015, she participated in the Stage Technique Internationale des Archives at the Archives de France.

Tammi Kim

Tammi Kim

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Tammi Kim is a Special Collections and Archives Technical Services Librarian at the UNLV University Libraries where she is responsible for managing accessioning, web archiving, and the University Archives. She has previously held positions working in archives and special collections at the University of Delaware and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia. She earned her Master’s in Library and Information Science in 2011 from UCLA.

Tiffany Atwater Lee

Tiffany Atwater Lee

Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives Research Center

A native of Jonesboro, Georgia, Tiffany Atwater Lee attended South Carolina State University where she received her Bachelors of Arts degree in History in 2012, and a Master’s in Archival Studies from Clayton State University in 2015. Currently, she serves as the Public Services Archivist at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library’s Archives Research Center; there she is responsible for the administration of the department’s public services through the promotion of archival collections via course instruction, programming and curation of exhibits. She is particularly passionate about resources related to Historically Black Colleges and Universities [HBCU’s] and ensuring the memory of these historical institutions are maintained and expanded upon through outreach and inclusion in curriculum. This includes creating awareness for the resources currently available in the archival record as well as aiding to diversify the archival profession.