The ePADD Phase 2 Advisory Board provides strategic project guidance to shape and support the development of the software.
Sherri Berger is the Product Manager in the Access & Publishing Group, California Digital Library. Berger focuses on helping archives, libraries, and museums expose unique and special collections materials. She provides ongoing product management and communications support to the Online Archive of California and Calisphere services, with an emphasis on envisioning new features to meet user needs. Additionally, Berger currently serves as the Product Manager for the UC Libraries Digital Collection Implementation Project, which will result in a shared, multi-campus digital asset management system and a unified public interface to the UC Libraries’ rich and diverse unique resources. She received her MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her BA in American Studies from Northwestern University.
Andrew Byers is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Duke University. He is a historian of modern America, specializing in the history of the military, sexuality, and the body. At Duke, he has also directed a “Humanities Writ Large” laboratory to develop a new undergraduate history curriculum in War, the Military, and Society, a project sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. His recent scholarship includes studies of the regulation of sexuality in the early twentieth-century U.S. Army within the context of civilian social and moral reform debates, and the utopian drive to control the human body through the biopower of the state. His next book project will continue his explorations of biopolitics in American culture, society, and public policy. He received his PhD and AM in History from Duke, his MA in National Security Studies from Georgetown University, and his BA in History and Political Science from Virginia Tech.
Jackie Dooley is Program Officer at OCLC Research, where she leads projects to inform and improve professional practice for special collections and archives. Activities have included in-depth surveys of special collections libraries in the U.S./Canada and the U.K./Ireland; collaboration on a series of reports under the rubric Demystifying Born Digital, intended to help research libraries begin managing their born-digital archival materials; analysis of the four million MARC records in WorldCat that describe archival materials; participation in redesign and expansion of Archive Grid; and studying the needs of archival repositories for specialized tools and services. She has more than thirty years of experience in special collections libraries and archives. She is a past president of the Society of American Archivists and an SAA Fellow. She received her MLS from UCLA and a BA in Spanish from UC Irvine.
Marie Hicks is Assistant Professor of History at Illinois Institute of Technology. She is a historian of technology, gender, and modern Europe, specializing in the history of computing. Her recent work focuses on labor and technological change in Britain, and on investigating how 20th century efforts to computerize changed gendered and classed expectations associated with machine work. She studies how collective understandings of social progress are defined by competing discourses of national prestige, labor, and productivity, and how technologies play a formative role in this process. Hicks received her PhD and MA from Duke University, and her AB from Harvard University.
Peter Hirtle serves as Senior Policy Advisor to the Cornell University Library with a special mandate to address intellectual property issues, and also serves as a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Previously at Cornell, Hirtle served as Director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Collections and as the Associate Editor of D-Lib Magazine. He is an archivist by training with an MA in History from Johns Hopkins and an MLS with a concentration in archival science from the University of Maryland. Hirtle is a Fellow and Past President of the Society of American Archivists and is a member of its Working Group on Intellectual Property. He was a member of the Commission on Preservation and Access/Research Library Group's Task Force on Digital Archiving and the Copyright Office’s Section 108 Study Group, and is a contributing author to the LibraryLaw.com blog. His recent interests have focused on issues associated with licensing public domain material.
Jeremy Leighton John is Curator of e-manuscripts at the British Library and Principal Investigator of the Digital Lives Research Project. John has been Curator of eMANUSCRIPTS and Scientific Curator in the Department of Western Manuscripts at the British Library since 2003, having been Specialist Curator for the W. D. Hamilton Archive from 2000. Previously he worked as a cataloguer of bioacoustic collections in the British Library Sound Archive. He served as Principal Investigator for Digital Lives, a major research project focusing on personal digital archives and their relationship with research repositories. He is a member of the Library Committee of the Royal Society, and of the Advisory Committee of the National Cataloguing Unit for the Archives of Contemporary Scientists. He is also a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London and of the Royal Geographical Society, and is a member of the British Society for the History of Science. During his career, he has won several scholarships and prizes, including one for writing, has conducted both field and theoretical research, and has given talks and published articles on scientific, archival and historical topics, in both scholarly and popular forms. Further, he has been working with hybrid (digital and analogue) collections of living as well as deceased scientists, and has also been adapting technologies and procedures for forensically capturing, authenticating and making available the digital equivalent of analogue personal archives and manuscripts. John has a DPhil in Zoology from Merton College, Oxford.
Christopher (Cal) Lee is Associate Professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He teaches courses on archival administration; records management; digital curation; understanding information technology for managing digital collections; and acquiring information from digital storage media. He is a lead organizer and instructor for the DigCCurr Professional Institute, a week-long continuing education workshop on digital curation, and he teaches professional workshops on the application of digital forensics methods and principles to digital acquisitions. Lee’s primary area of research is the long-term curation of digital collections. He developed “A Framework for Contextual Information in Digital Collections,” and edited and provided several chapters to I, Digital: Personal Collections in the Digital Era published by the Society of American Archivists. Lee has been Principal Investigator of the BitCurator and BitCurator Access projects, which have developed and disseminated open-source digital forensics tools for use by archivists and librarians.
Evelyn McLellan is President of Artefactual, developers of Archivematica and AtoM. She is responsible for directing Artefactual’s business operations and strategy. She also works as a senior systems analyst on Artefactual’s development and client projects. Prior to joining Artefactual, McLellan had over 10 years experience as an archivist and records manager at a number of organizations including the City of Vancouver Archives and the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. She has worked as co-investigator on the International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (InterPARES) Project and as Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia’s School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies from 2004-2010. She received her MA in Archival Studies from University of British Columbia in 1997.
Mark Matienzo is the Director of Technology for the Digital Public Library of America. Prior to joining DPLA, Matienzo worked as an archivist and technologist specializing in born-digital materials and metadata management, at institutions including the Yale University Library, The New York Public Library, and the American Institute of Physics. Matienzo received a MSI from the University of Michigan School of Information and a BA in Philosophy from the College of Wooster, and was the first awardee (2012) of the Emerging Leader Award of the Society of American Archivists.
T. Christian Miller is an award-winning investigative reporter, author, and war correspondent for ProPublica, an independent non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. His investigative reports have focused on how multinational corporations operate in foreign countries, documenting human rights and environmental abuses. He has also covered wars and U.S. campaigns. Miller is a pioneer in the field of computer-assisted reporting, and was awarded a Knight Fellowship at Stanford University in 2012 to study innovation in journalism.
Jessica Moran is Assistant Digital Archivist at the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand where she is responsible for supporting the acquisition, ingest, and management of born-digital heritage collections. She works closely with the National Digital Heritage Archive program, contributing to digital preservation policy and planning as well as system testing and requirements analysis. She has previously worked in university, special, and government libraries and archives, most recently as an archivist at the California State Archives where she worked in the electronic and legislative records programs. She has a BA from UC Berkeley, an MLIS with a concentration in Archives from San Jose State University, and an MA in History from San Francisco State University.
David Rosenthal is founder of the LOCKSS Program, aimed at long-term preservation of web-published materials (ejournals, books, blogs, websites, archival materials, etc). He built and tested the initial prototype, developed the OpenBSD-based network appliance technology that LOCKSS peers used for the first 5 years of production, and was part of the research team that developed the award-winning fault- and attack-resistant peer-to-peer network technology that underlies the LOCKSS network. He currently works on economic models for long-term storage. David received an MA degree from Trinity College, Cambridge and a PhD from Imperial College, London. He is the author of several technical publications and holds 23 patents.
Marc A. Smith is a sociologist specializing in the social organization of online communities and computer-mediated interaction. Smith leads the Connected Action consulting group and lives and works in Silicon Valley, California. Connected Action applies social science methods in general and social network analysis techniques in particular to enterprise and Internet social media usage. He is the co-editor, with Peter Kollock, of Communities in Cyberspace (Routledge), a collection of essays exploring the ways identity, interaction, and social order develop in online groups. Smith received a BS in International Area Studies from Drexel University in Philadelphia in 1988, an MPhil in social theory from Cambridge University in 1990, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from UCLA in 2001. He is an affiliate faculty at the Department of Sociology at the University of Washington and the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Smith is a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Stanford University Media-X program.
Kam Woods is a Research Scientist in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently Technical Lead on the BitCurator project, and works with Cal Lee developing techniques and tools to assist in long-term archiving of born-digital data. Woods’ research focuses on long-term preservation of born-digital materials. He is interested in interdisciplinary approaches that combine technologies and expertise in the areas of archiving, computer science, and digital forensics for the purpose of enabling and maintaining access to digital objects that are at risk due to obsolescence. Prior to his current work at UNC, Woods worked with Lee on the development of educational materials to support the use of realistic forensic datasets in professional training and to identify and explore novel uses of forensic data and tools in the context of digital archives.