Gallery of Contributors

American Archivist (Vol. 66, No.1, Spring/Summer 2003)


Barbara L. Craig is an associate professor of archives in the Faculty of Information Studies of the University of Toronto. She has a Ph.D. in archives studies. Prior to joining the University of Toronto in 1993, she worked as university archivist and head of Archives and Special Collections at York University, and from 1970 to 1989 she was an archivist at the Archives of Ontario.

Wendy M. Duff is an associate professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Information Studies, where she has taught since 1997. She teaches classes in records management, electronic records management, and archival description. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh, and was project coordinator for the University of Pittsburgh Electronic Recordkeeping Project. Prior to receiving her doctorate, Duff worked in archives and libraries for more than a decade.

Catherine A. Johnson is completing her Ph.D. in information studies at the University of Toronto, where her research interest is in the information seeking behavior of disadvantaged groups. She has a master’s degree in history from Dalhousie University and a master’s degree in library science from the University of Toronto.

Tara Zachary Laver is assistant curator for manuscripts at the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections (LLMVC), Special Collections, Louisiana State University Libraries, and is responsible for acquiring and overseeing the processing of faculty papers.

Bruce P. Montgomery is curator/director of archives at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Ellen D. Swain has been archivist for student life and culture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since September 1999. She previously served as project archivist and assistant archivist for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives. She has a master’s degree in American history from Indiana University and a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Illinois.

Helen R. Tibbo is a professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research and teaching interests include archives and records management, and information retrieval.

Deborah A. Torres is a doctoral candidate in the School of Information at the University of Michigan. She received her master’s of information and library studies from Michigan in 1993. Her research interests include digital image use and organization, design of image retrieval systems and human-computer interaction.

Elizabeth Yakel is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Information. Previously she taught at the University of Pittsburgh. Her primary research areas are social informatics and evaluation of user needs. She is the author of Starting an Archives and a contributor to Vatican Archives: An Inventory and Guide to the Historical Documentation of the Holy See. She was named a fellow of the Society of American Archivists in 1999.