Drew Adan

Drew Adan is an archivist at the M. Louis Salmon Library of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Before coming to UAH, Drew worked for ten years in the Yale University library system at the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Drew holds an MLIS from Simmons School of Library and Information Science and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in History from UAH.

Bethany Anderson

Bethany Anderson is an Archival Operations and Reference Specialist in the University Archives at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she manages scientific and technological records. Prior to Illinois, she worked at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin and the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan. She holds an MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Michigan. She is the Reviews Editor for The American Archivist and has presented her research internationally.

Glen Asner

Glen Asner is the Deputy Chief Historian for the Historical Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and General Editor for the five-volume study, History of Acquisition in the Department of Defense. Prior to joining the OSD Historical Office in 2008, Dr. Asner worked as a historian in the NASA headquarters history program and then as the Executive Secretary for the International Space Station Advisory Committee. He has also served as a contract historian on projects for the Hagley Museum and Library, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Department of the Army. Dr. Asner received masters and doctoral degrees in History and Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has published articles on defense R&D and acquisition policy, the organization of science and technology, and the societal impact of spaceflight. His forthcoming book, co-authored with Stephen Garber of the NASA History Office, is on civilian space policy during the presidential administration of George W. Bush.

Bill Barry

Dr. Bill Barry has been serving as NASA’s Chief Historian since 2010. He began work at NASA in 2001 after retiring from a 22-year career in the US Air Force. He worked in NASA’s international relations office for several years, and served as the NASA European Representative at the United States Embassy in Paris, before being appointed Chief Historian. A graduate, with honors, of the United States Air Force Academy (1979), he also holds a Masters Degree from Stanford University (1987) and a Doctorate from Oxford University (1996).

Caitlin Birch

Caitlin Birch is the Digital Collections and Oral History Archivist at Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College. She is responsible for the administration of the Oral History Program, including the planning and implementation of new oral history projects and the maintenance and care of projects past. She provides curricular support across Dartmouth academic departments, training students in the theory and practice of oral history. Outside the realm of oral history, Caitlin oversees Rauner's born-digital archives and manuscript collections. As Dartmouth’s first digital archivist, she is laying the foundation for a future in which born-digital primary sources are as discoverable, accessible, well-preserved, and exciting as their counterparts in more traditional formats. Caitlin earned her Master of Science in Library and Information Science and her Master of Arts in History from Simmons College, where she focused on archives management and the history of journalism, respectively.

Nathan Brewer

Nathan Brewer has been at the History Center since July 2008, and is responsible for the overall management of, and development of content for, the Engineering and Technology History Wiki (ETHW). Nathan has bachelor's degrees from Rutgers in Computer Science (BS 2004) and History (BA 2006) and an MLIS, also from Rutgers (2008).

Jonathan Coopersmith

Jonathan Coopersmith is a Professor of History at Texas A&M University, where he teaches the history of technology. Currently he is researching “Creative Construction: The importance of frothy and fraudulent firms in emerging technologies.” He has served on the NASA history advisory committee. The History News Network hosts his blog on the history of technology, Infinity Limited ( He received his D.Phil from Oxford University and B.A. from Princeton University back in the 20th century.

Leonard David

Leonard David is a space journalist, reporting on space activities for over 55 years. He is the author of Mars – Our Future on the Red Planet - published by National Geographic in October 2016. The book is the companion book to Mars – a six-part television series from executive producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard that aired on the National Geographic Channel in late 2016. Leonard is co-author with Apollo 11’s Buzz Aldrin of Mission to Mars – My Vision for Space Exploration released in May 2013 and published by the National Geographic Society. A soft cover edition of the book with a new essay was released in May 2015. Leonard is the first recipient of the American Astronautical Society’s (AAS) “Ordway Award for Sustained Excellence in Spaceflight History” in the category of journalism, presented in October 2015 in connection with the 8th AAS Wernher von Braun Memorial Symposium held in Huntsville, Alabama. He is the 2010 winner of the prestigious National Space Club Press Award, presented this honor during the Club’s annual Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner in April 2011 that was held in Washington, D.C. Currently, Leonard is’s Space Insider Columnist, as well as a correspondent for SpaceNews magazine and a contributing writer for several venues, such as Scientific American and Aerospace America, the membership publication of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He has created his own website dedicated to a variety of space topics at: Leonard David lives in Golden, Colorado with his wife Barbara where the clear, nighttime sky fuels the imagination about space travel to other worlds…as well as concern over lost luggage at the Moon, Mars or other destinations.

Carly Dearborn

Carly Dearborn is the Digital Preservation and Electronic Records Archivist at Purdue University Libraries where she oversees preservation activities for born-digital archival collections in addition to datasets in the Purdue University Research Repository (PURR). Dearborn has previously published on data preservation, distributed digital preservation, and transparency in the digital preservation field. She holds a Masters of Information Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of South Dakota.

Deborah Douglas

Deborah G. Douglas, Ph.D. is Director of Collections and Curator of Science and Technology at the MIT Museum, which includes one of the finest collections of university-based aerospace materials in the world. A specialist in aerospace history, she is best known for her work on women in aviation, airports and aeronautical engineering. At the start of her career, she worked as a researcher for the Aeronautics Division of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. In addition to writing her first book on women in aviation, she was also project liaison to the world-record setting Daedalus Human-Powered Flight Project team. Prior to coming to MIT, Douglas was the visiting historian for the NASA Langley Research Center and an adjunct assistant professor of history at Old Dominion University. She serves on the History Technical Committee of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and was a member of the history committee of the Transportation Research Board.

Brad Eden

Bradford Lee Eden is Dean of Library Services at Valparaiso University. He has a masters and Ph.D. degrees in musicology, as well as an MS in library science. His recent books include Middle-earth Minstrel:  Essays on Music in Tolkien (McFarland, 2010); The Associate University Librarian Handbook: A Resource Guide (Scarecrow Press, 2012); Leadership in Academic Libraries: Connecting Theory to Practice (Scarecrow Press, 2014); The Hobbit and Tolkien's Mythology: Essays on Revisions and Influences (McFarland, 2014) and the ten-volume series Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015-17). He served as president of the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) in 2015-16. He is also editor of the Journal of Tolkien Research, an online peer-reviewed journal available at

Linda Edgerly

Linda Edgerly‘s career may be one of the more unusual among those in the archives profession. Over a period of 29 years she has developed the Information & Archival Services Division of, and served in a leadership position, for The Winthrop Group, a small consulting firm established in 1982. She and her Winthrop colleagues now have worked with an unmatched list of more than 350 clients that range from multi-national Fortune 100 corporations, and NGO’s and philanthropic entities operating worldwide to numerous visual and performing arts and advocacy organizations and educational institutions, celebrities, and high net worth families. Her work with clients often intersects with strong personal interests in history, business, philanthropy, politics, the arts, science, and far from least, information and how it can be preserved and used. Learning from her work with a wide array of archival resources and dedicated reading habits, sharing insights and knowledge with CEO’s and senior managers, and collaborating with fellow professionals – all have helped her become a widely trusted archives consultant and an eager collaborator and mentor.

Professional Affiliations & Activities
Linda’s professional affiliations and activities have included membership in local and regional professional organizations as well as roles in the Society of American Archivists including service as Chair of the SAA Business Archives Section and a member of SAA Council, the Committee on Ethics and Professional Conduct, the International Archival Affairs Committee, and the Development Task Force. In 1992, SAA named her a Distinguished Fellow. Among Archives Management Master’s degree programs, she has been a guest lecturer at the University of Washington and New York University, and at professional conferences and meetings, has spoken on numerous occasions. Not least, for one glorious year she was a member of the Visiting Committee at the Fototeca Unionne in Rome. (More information on The Winthrop Group, Inc. and its services and clients is available at

April Gage

April Gage is a Senior Archivist in charge of the History Office archives at the NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, where one of her projects has been the establishment of a digital archive. She also supports archiving efforts for the center’s Historic Preservation Office and the Ames node of NASA's Life Sciences Data Archive. Prior to joining Ames, she managed marketing communications and website development for a technical firm in the energy sector. She holds a master's degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University and a bachelor's degree in English from UC Berkeley, and is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists.

John Goodman

John Goodman is an engineer with Odyssey Space Research in Houston, Texas. He is currently supporting guidance and targeting software development for the Orion vehicle at the NASA Johnson Space Center. His previous experience includes the Space Shuttle, X-38, Constellation, and Commercial Crew Programs. As a subject matter expert he has written vehicle engineering history on orbital rendezvous techniques and powered flight guidance algorithms. One of his hobbies is documenting family history by facilitating oral history sessions and performing archival research using 19th century letters and diaries.

Marilyn Graskowiak

Marilyn Graskowiak is currently the Chair of the National Air and Space Museum Archives. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from the University of Nebraska. After 20 years of teaching and managing the archives of a community of women religious, she decided to pursue a full time career in Archives Collections Management. Marilyn joined the National Air and Space Museum Archives staff in 1992 and became chair of the division in 2005.

Tracy Grimm

Tracy Grimm is the Barron Hilton Archivist for Flight and Space Exploration at Purdue University Libraries where she manages flight and space exploration archival collections. She collaborates with Purdue faculty to integrate primary source collections into instruction. Grimm has published on undergraduate archival literacy and subject documentation planning. Prior to joining Purdue Libraries she was head of the Julian Samora Library at the University of Notre Dame and was a regional archivist for the Capital District Library Council, New York State Archives Documentary Heritage Program. Grimm holds a Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in History from the College of Saint Rose.

Reagan Grimsley

Reagan Grimsley is Head of Special Collections and University Archivist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. With nearly two decades of experience in archives, libraries, and oral history his former positions include serving as Archival Program Officer in the Auburn University History Department and as archivist at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA. He is the current President of the Society of Alabama Archivists, a former member of the Alabama Local Government Records Commission and State Records Commission, and a former editor of the archival journal Provenance. He holds a MLIS in Library and Information Science and a MA in History from The University of Southern Mississippi and is ABD in the PhD program in History at Georgia State University.

Benjamin Gross

Benjamin Gross is Vice President for Research and Scholarship at the Linda Hall Library. He was previously a research fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation and consulting curator of the Sarnoff Collection at the College of New Jersey. He earned a BA in history from Yale University and a PhD in the history of science from Princeton University. His first book, The TVs of Tomorrow: How RCA's Flat-Screen Dreams Led to the First LCDs will be published this spring by the University of Chicago Press.

Chuck House

Chuck House, trained as a scientist (Physics, Caltech) and engineer (Electronics, Stanford), worked for years in the electronics industry, but he did receive a Master’s Degree in the History of Technology along the way, and he has served on the Computer History Museum Board of Directors for 27 years. He is today chairman of the ACM History Committee. He has been acknowledged widely in the electronics industry—ACM and IEEE Fellow, one of America’s 200 ‘Wizards of Computing,’ and creator of one of the 'Top 50 electronic products of the 20th century’.

Cameron Hunter

Cameron Hunter is a PhD student at the University of Bristol. He is currently working on an ESRC-funded project on US perceptions of China’s “rise” in outer space, exploring the contests within the US government to determine America’s response. His research takes a critical theory approach to understanding strategic military systems, with research interests in outer space, nuclear weapons and air power. Cameron has previously held a British Research Council fellowship at the Library of Congress in Washington DC where he conducted archival research for his thesis. Before undertaking his doctoral studies at the University of Bristol, he completed an MA in Security and Terrorism and a BA in Politics, both at the University of Nottingham.

Paula Jabloner

Paula Jabloner is Director of Digital Collections at the Computer History Museum. She leads the digital archival team and the digital repository. Paula continues to also direct the Center for Cisco Heritage, an innovative partnership between the Museum and Cisco Systems having established the Center in 2013. She originally established the archival program at the Museum. Prior to that she worked in a variety of other archival settings including History San Jose, San Francisco's GLBT Historical Society, and at Princeton University.

Stephanie Lampkin

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Roger Launius

Dr. Roger D. Launius is Principal of Launius Historical Services. Between 2002 and 2017 he worked in several positions at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., most recently as Associate Director for Collections and Curatorial Affairs. Between 1990 and 2002 he served as chief historian of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He has written or edited more than thirty books on aerospace history, most recently NASA Spaceflight: A History of Innovation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) and Historical Analogs for the Stimulation of Space Commerce (NASA, 2014).

John M. Logsdon

Dr. John M. Logsdon is Professor Emeritus at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where he was the founder and long-time director of GW’s Space Policy Institute. He is the author, among many articles, essays, and edited books, of the award-winning studies After Apollo? Richard Nixon and the American Space Program (2015) and John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon (2010). He has two forthcoming books. One is the Penguin History of Outer Space Exploration, which puts over 100 primary documents in their historical context. The other is the third in the series of presidential studies, Ronald Reagan and the Space Frontier.

Gillian Maguire

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Erin McCleary

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Erinn McComb

Erinn McComb is an Assistant Professor and History Program Coordinator at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, TX. She researches the history of Cold War American spaceflight from the perspective of gender, race, and class. She has published a book chapter: “Taking Off: National Security, Identity, and Aerospace Engineering at Land Grant Universities” in Service as Mandate: How American Land Grant Universities Shaped the Modern World, 1920-2015 edited by Alan I Marcus (Tuscaloosa, A.L.: The University of Alabama Press, 2015). She has contributed an article “Controlling Men: Masculinity, Technology, and the Discourse of Early American Spaceflight” to Quest: The Journal of American Spaceflight and book reviews to Technology and Culture. Currently, she teaches dual credit classes, and is editing her manuscript, Masculinity and the American Astronaut: Gender, Race and the Fight for Space, 1957-1986.

Nancy McGovern

Nancy Y. McGovern is the Director for Digital Preservation at MIT Libraries. She leads the Digital Preservation Management (DPM) workshops, an award-winning program offered more than fifty times in a dozen countries since 2003. She has more than thirty years of experience with preserving digital content, including senior positions at ICPSR; Cornell University Library; the Open Society Archives; and the U.S. National Archives. She was designated a Fellow of the Society of American Archives (SAA) and immediate past president, 2016-2017. She chairs the Research Forum of SAA that she co-founded in 2007. She completed her PhD on digital preservation at UCL in 2009.
Contact: @mcgovern60

Holly McIntyre-Dewitt

Holly McIntyre-DeWitt is the Center Archivist for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She has over ten years of federal archival experience including over eight years at the National Archives and Records Administration. Currently, she manages a center-wide archival program whose mission is to preserve and provide access to historical material in order to promote the Goddard Space Flight Center’s legacy in the fields of engineering, science, and technology.

Cynde Moya

Cynde Moya has been working with the collection of vintage hardware and software at Living Computers: Museum + Labs for over 6 years. She is interested in making this collection available, onsite and online, to interested students and scholars. Cynde is looking for ways to interpret and curate vintage software running in their original environments.

Teasel Muir-Harmony

Dr. Teasel Muir-Harmony is a curator in the Space History Department at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Her research focuses on the history of science diplomacy, international scientific cooperation, and the politics of spaceflight. At the Smithsonian, she serves on the exhibit committees for Destination Moon and One World Connected. She co-organizes the Space Policy & History Forum and teaches in Georgetown University’s Program in Science Technology and International Affairs.

Geoffrey Nunn

As the Adjunct Curator for Space History at The Museum of Flight, Geoff Nunn leads the museum’s efforts to tell the story of the first 50 years of human spaceflight and beyond. Geoff holds a master’s degree in museology (museum studies) from the University of Washington and has spent the past decade working in science and technology museums as an educator, exhibit developer, and curator. Geoff is responsible for conducting the primary research and exhibit writing for all the museum's space-related exhibits. He also serves as a liaison with space industry groups. Geoff represents The Museum of Flight as part of NASA’s Museum Alliance, the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, the Washington State Space Coalition, and the U.S.-Japan Space Forum. Geoff has presented on the Museum’s efforts to tell the story of space at conferences nationwide, and also regularly writes about space-related topics for Aloft magazine.

Brian Odom

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Chirag Parikh

Chirag Parikh currently serves as the Deputy Director for the Office of Counterproliferation at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). In this capacity, he is responsible for leading the organization in geospatial-intelligence analysis and production of worldwide research, development, testing, production, and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), missiles, space and counterspace capabilities, and advanced technology weapons. From 2010-2016, Mr. Parikh served at the White House as the Director of Space Policy on the National Security Council. In this position, he was responsible for advising the President and the National Security Advisor on civil, commercial, and national security space matters supporting national security and foreign policy goals. He chaired interagency policy committee meetings, consisting of representatives from all Executive Branch departments and agencies dealing with space, to formulate and implement national space policies, strategies, and actions. Prior to 2010, Mr. Parikh served in a variety of roles to include serving as the Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Science and Technology at the National Intelligence Council and as a Principle Intelligence Analyst for Space Systems at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center.

Matt Pearson

Matt Pearson is the Digital Projects Team Lead for NASA Goddard Library. His diverse background includes work on large and small digital projects with NEDCC, Stanford University, the California Digital Library, the Smithsonian, and more. He has worked in digital preservation and imaging for more than fifteen years and maintains a SAA Digital Archives Specialist certificate, having completed the program in 2013.

Megan Prelinger

Megan Prelinger is a cultural historian, library builder, and film archivist. She is co-founder of the Prelinger Library, a publicly-accessible independent research library of 19th- and 20th- century American history (encompassing histories of technology, landscape, and society) in San Francisco, open since 2004. She is co-director and researcher at Prelinger Archives LLC, an archives of non-feature films that operates as a stock footage company, offering both paid and free access to tens of thousands of public domain films. Digital collections of both the Library and the Archives are held at As a historian, she is the author of Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957–1962 (Blast Books, 2010), and Inside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age. (W.W. Norton, 2015), recipient of the IEEE William and Joyce Middleton Electrical Engineering History Award for 2017. She is also co-author, with Rick Prelinger, of a series of five historical atlases of regional landscape history that form a permanent exhibit at the Exploratorium, a science museum in San Francisco. She holds a B.A. from Reed College.

Pedro M. P. Raposo

Pedro M. P. Raposo is a curator at Adler Planetarium, Chicago. He was previously an education and outreach officer at the Astronomical Observatory of Lisbon; a Magellan Scholar at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford; a post-doctoral fellow and invited lecturer at the University of Lisbon; and a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. His current research interests include the history of celestial cartography, the history of modern planetaria, and the material culture of space exploration and astrophysics.

Erik Rau

Erik P. Rau, Ph.D., directs the library at Hagley Museum & Library, which houses and interprets the most significant research collections describing the historic development of American business, technology, and industrial design. Trained as a historian of technology at the University of Pennsylvania, he has published on the early history of the systems sciences in the United States, with generous support from American Historical Association, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air & Space Museum. At Hagley, Rau overseas all library operations, including its acquisitions, digitization, conservation, research, and outreach work. Most recently, he has spearheaded the Hagley Heritage Curators (HHC) initiative around Hagley Library’s long-standing practice of preserving collections on deposit. Before coming to Hagley, Rau taught at Drexel Univeristy for 14 years, contributing to the early curriculum of its Science, Technology & Society (STS) program.

Michael Robinson

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Jennifer Ross-Nazzal

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John D. Ruley

John D. Ruley is a freelance science/ technology/ history writer and editor who completed a mid-career Master of Science through the University of North Dakota Space Studies program in 2010. From 2015- 2018 he served as archivist/editor for the Hubble Space Telescope operational history project at Foresight Science & Technology, under contract to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. He has worked as a commercialization analyst for Foresight since 2005, and has also been a contributing editor for Plane and Pilot Magazine, a columnist for Piper Flyer and Cessna Flyer Magazines, and a contributor to the Astrobiology/ web site. He contributed five entries (and co-wrote two more) to the book Space Exploration and Humanity: A Historical Encyclopedia (Edited by Stephen Johnson, Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2010), and a chapter to another book, Exploring the Solar System: The History and Science of Planetary Exploration (Edited by Roger Launius, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2013). In his spare time, John volunteers as historian of the Commemorative Air Force Central Valley Squadron museum in Modesto, CA. More information about John may be found at his home page,

Scott Sacknoff

Scott Sacknoff has been involved with commercial space for nearly 30 years. In his spare time he serves as the publisher of Quest, the only peer-reviewed journal exclusively focused on space history; maintains the Space Business & Commerce Archives; and is the name behind the annual student-focused Sacknoff Prize for Space History.

Sharad Shah

A librarian specializing in collections management and archival material, Sharad Shah has been employed with the Smithsonian Libraries since 2014. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, Sharad (rhymes with "Jared") spent four years working in the Library of Congress's Rare Books and Special Collections Division (RBSCD) and the U.S. Copyright Office. Before moving to the DC-Metro area, he lived in Wilmington, North Carolina, where he worked as an archivist, historical consultant, and in special collections at UNC-Wilmington's William Randall Library, the New Hanover County Public Library, and the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History. A certified archivist, Sharad received a master’s degree in history from UNC-Wilmington in 2008 and a master’s degree in library and information science from the Catholic University of America in 2013.

Asif Siddiqi

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Molly Stothert-Maurer

Molly Stothert-Maurer is a Processing Archivist at University of Arizona Special Collections and the Curator of the History of Science Collections. She is the former Archivist at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts. She holds a Masters degree in Information Resources and Library Science from the University of Arizona and a BFA in Studio Art from Texas State University. She enjoys working on digital projects and building websites and exhibits.

Amanda Wick

Amanda Wick is the interim Archivist at the Charles Babbage Institute at the University of Minnesota. The Charles Babbage Institute is one of the world’s foremost researcher centers and archives documenting the history of information technology. Amanda’s research interests lie in adapting collection development and appraisal strategies in the age of the participatory archive and utilizing collaborative relationships to locate and surface suppressed narratives within the archives. Prior to working at the Charles Babbage Institute, Amanda led major processing projects at the University of Minnesota and served as the Archives Director at the Theatre Historical Society. She received her MLIS degree from Dominican University in River Forest, IL.

Amrys Williams

Amrys O. Williams is a historian of science, technology, and the environment. She received her Ph.D. in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. While teaching in the Department of History at Wesleyan University, she launched Under Connecticut Skies, a digital and public history project to research, document, and interpret a century of astronomical teaching, research, and outreach at the Van Vleck Observatory. She is currently Associate Director and Oral Historian in the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at the Hagley Museum and Library, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at the University of Delaware.

Patti Williams

Patricia Williams is the Acquisition Archivist and Deputy Chair for the National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution. She has a BA in History from Bethel College (KS) and a Master of Library Science from the University of Maryland. She has been a member of the Archives Division since 1989. She is responsible for incoming archival donations, including the initial cataloging and working with donors for the transfer of intellectual and physical control. She is also the digitization coordinator for the Archives Division as well as the disaster planning coordinator for the Archives.