Kristin Emery

Kristin Emery



Office: Women and Leadership Archives

Work Phone:  773-508-8837

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Loyola University Chicago, 2011-2013

  • MA- Public History

Indiana University- Bloomington, 2004-2008

  • BA- Classical Civilizations, Summa Cum Laude

Awards and Fellowships

Loyola University Chicago- Graduate Assistant (Women and Leadership Archives); 2011-2012, 2012-2013.

David and Jenny Berry Scholarship; 2007.

Pratt Traveling Fellowship; 2006.

Research Interests

  • Archival Theory
    • Activism in the archives
    • User Services
  • Historic Preservation
    • The effects of preserving exclusivity
    • Chicago historic districts

Unpublished Work

"This is My Home, I Have To Defend It: Preserving Exclusivity in Chicago's Lakewood-Balmoral Neighborhood"- April, 2012

Public History Projects

The Lakefront Historian- Contributor

Lunch at the Archives- Editor

Boston Stories Project- Digital Archives Team Leader


Chicago History Museum- Boston Stories Project Intern Team Leader, Digital Archives Editor (2012)

  • Developed a descriptive standard for items in project's digital archive; created a work plan for the project and the intern team

Indiana University Art Museum- Education Intern (2008)

  • Researched and wrote a tour for high school audiences related to the Burton Y. Berry Classical Jewelry Collection

Mathers Museum of World Cultures (Bloomington, IN)- Conservation Practicum (2007-2008)

  • Designed and constructed mounts for ceramic pots, ceremonial masks and instruments; Reorganized collections to streamline storage
Author: Kristin Emery
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