I earned B.A. in American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, my M.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in Moving Image Archives Studies, and am currently pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the American Studies. I am also currently a director of the board for the Association of Moving Image Archivists.
I have been a cataloguer, librarian, audiovisual archivist, consultant, intern, volunteer, adjunct faculty, exhibit developer, and researcher for a variety of commercial and public institutions (Pacific Film Archive, Women In Film Foundation, UCLA, Academy Film Archive, Discovery Communications, Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Crawford Media Services, State Archives of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University).
I have presented at numerous conferences and symposia as well as has published/written short pieces for journal THE MOVING IMAGE, MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVE NEWS, and a chapter on privacy and home movies in Amateur Movie Making: Aesthetics of the Everyday in New England, 1915-1960 (Indiana University Press, 2017).