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SAA Committee Member Highlights: Brittany Newberry

This post is from Brittany Newberry (she/her), Processing Archivist at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library in Atlanta, GA, current advisor and past chair of the Career Development Subcommittee. Brittany is also a steering committee member for the Archivists and Archives of Color section. Brittany, what drew you to archives?  My first year … Continue reading SAA Committee Member Highlights: Brittany Newberry


SAA Committee Member Highlights: Jennifer Motszko

This post is from Jennifer Motszko of the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. Jennifer is the chair of the SAA Membership Committee, 2020-2021. Jennifer, what drew you to archives?I have always been interested in history and planned to make that my career in some way. As I was working towards my masters degree in History … Continue reading SAA Committee Member Highlights: Jennifer Motszko

Meet a Mentor: Michelle Ganz

Director of Archives, Dominican Sisters of Peace;Regent for Member Service for the Academy of Certified Archivists;Past Chair of the Lone Arrangers, Independent Archivists and Accessibility & Disability Sections of SAA;Regular Speaker on DEI / Disability topics What are some aspects that you most enjoy about working with mentees? Answering questions is one of my favorite … Continue reading Meet a Mentor: Michelle Ganz

Career Journeys: Autumn Johnson

Autumn Johnson is the Special Collections Librarian, Assistant Professor at the Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern University. What are your main responsibilities as an archivist? I am currently a tenure-track assistant professor and Special Collections Librarian at a large, rural University. Despite my institution’s size, I am somewhat of a lone arranger, overseeing … Continue reading Career Journeys: Autumn Johnson

Career Journeys: Drew Bourn

Drew Bourn is the Historical Curator for the Stanford Medical History Center in the Lane Medical Library at Stanford University. What are your main responsibilities as an archivist? I oversee the Stanford Medical History Center, which is the archives and rare books collection at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. My responsibilities include collections development and … Continue reading Career Journeys: Drew Bourn

Career Journeys: Valerie A. Metzler

Valerie founded and runs the business Valerie Metzler Archivist/Historian What do you like most about your work? What’s most challenging? I learn so much! Each job offers something new and interesting. Most challenging are the times when my client pool requires a lot of travel each month. What are some career accomplishments you're most proud … Continue reading Career Journeys: Valerie A. Metzler