Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science, University of Washington School of Information
Certifications: Feminist Studies
2020 – Present

Master of Science in Information Studies, University of Texas at Austin School of Information
Specializations: Museum Studies Portfolio / Arts and Cultural Management and
Entrepreneurship Portfolio
2015 – 2017

Continued Education in Archival Practice & Theory Certificate
Modern Archives Institute, National Archives & Records Administration
Summer 2014

Bachelor of Arts in English and History, University of Texas at San Antonio
Graduated with Highest Honors and completed Undergraduate Thesis

Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy
Intensive Italian immersion Program
Focus: Roman History & Italian Literature
Fall 2011

UTSA Law School Preparation Academy
Certificate in Legal Studies
2010 – 2011


University of Washington Research Group
Assistant Researcher October 2022 – Present
• Coordinate meetings, interviews, and follow up with project partners and participants.
• Conduct data analysis of research study qualitative and quantitative datasets.
• Disseminate preliminary findings through webinars, reports, and partner outreach.

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
Associate Researcher January 2022 – October 2022
• Conduct quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
• Present preliminary findings at select academic conferences and webinars.
• Contribute to grant summary reports for the Building a National Finding Aid Network project.

University of Washington Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA)
Research Assistant October 2020 – December 2021
• Collect and analyze data related to TASCHA research goals.
• Prepare materials for submission to research review boards and granting agencies.
• Conduct research study data collecting including interview questions, guide, and process.

University of Washington Law, Societies, and Justice Department
Human Rights in Latin America Teaching Assistant Winter 2021, Winter 2022, Winter 2023
• Hold office hours and provide in-depth consultation with students.
• Attend weekly live class, take attendance, assist with technical online lecture needs.
• Grade tests, papers, and assignments and maintain student records, grades, and coursework submissions.
• Design discussion lecture activities, reading guides, assignments, grading rubrics, and other course materials.

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Special Collection
Latin American Metadata Librarian January 2018 – October 2020
• Design and implement metadata specifications for preservation & access of post-custodial digital collections.
• Support and coordinate post-custodial projects deployment for various Latin American partner organizations.
• Create documentation, policies, and support materials for metadata management, training, and processing.
• Consult on software development for system migration, data modeling, UX, and implementation of Linked Data.

ARL/SAA Mosaic Fellow January 2016 – January 2018
University of Texas at Austin Nettie Lee Benson Special Collection
Coordinated a Title 6 grant funded project focused on planning and organizing a traveling exhibition to multiple sites in Texas using archival materials from the Nettie Lee Benson Special Collections. Project responsibilities also included the development of a digital scholarship and public history component using digital humanities tools and archival items from exhibition in order to collaborate with various UT departments and other Texas institutions. Worked weekly archival reference and research shift at Rare Books unit.

Graduate Research Assistant Reference Services June 2016 – December 2017
University of Texas at Austin Nettie Lee Benson Special Collection
Duties include conducting in-person or online reference requests for patrons. Supervise student circulation staff and coordinate digital scan requests for patrons using library collection materials on Latin America or Latinx topics. Assisted with exhibition installation and implementation of public programming.

Assistant to the Archivist January 2016 – December 2016
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Archives
Worked alongside archivist in a lone arranger repository. Duties included processing archival collections, assisting researchers, providing digital scans requests, curating public online exhibits using Omeka platform, creating finding aids for processed analog and web archive collections, and developed a web archives program policy and workflow.

Cultural Arts Program Coordinator, January 2012 – August 2015
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, San Antonio Texas
Coordinated public programming events related to Latin America, Latinx experiences, San Antonio and Texas cultural and artistic landscape. Designed print and digital promotional graphics, booklets, webpages, and information packets. Developed and supervised high school and undergraduate internship program. Coordinated local and international visitors, conducted interviews and created public relations materials for reporters and media agencies. Assisted in the collection and development of local oral and photography history programs focused on the Westside of San Antonio. Assessed and inventoried archival materials and conducted research related to community archival needs.

Metadata Standards: RDFS, SKOS, OWL, DC, EAD, DACS, MODS, METS, PREMIS, MARC, RDA, Schema.org
Metadata Management: OpenRefine, Oxygen XML Editor, MARC Edit,
Digital Repository Management: Islandora, Omeka, ContentDM, Canto, Preservica
Web Design: HTML & CSS, WordPress, Drupal, Dreamweaver
Graphic Design: Photoshop, InDesign, Canva, Lucidchart, Illustrator
Video and Audio Editing: Premiere, Audacity, Magix Movie, iMovie
Productivity Software: Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Google Drive, Adobe Acrobat Pro
Collaboration Technologies: Trello, Slack, Zoom, JIRA, Qikpad, G Suite, Basecamp
Digital Scholarship Tools: ArchGIS, Knight Lab JS tools, Praat, Omeka, Gephi

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