Faculty

The Georgia Archives Institute faculty is selected from some of the best archival practitioners
and educators in the field. The faculty for this year is:

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Pam Hackbart-Dean
Pam Hackbart-Dean has been Director of the Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale since 2006. Prior to that appointment, she was head of Special Collections & Archives at Georgia State University and was Assistant Head/Processing Archivist for the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Study at the University of Georgia.

Pam has been active in many professional archival organizations, including the Society of American Archivists, the Academy of Certified Archivists, the Midwest Archives Conference and the Society of Georgia Archivists. She is a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and the Society of Georgia Archivists. She has conducted a number of workshops on arrangement and description, as well as published articles and books on the subject. Pam received her MA from the University of Connecticut.

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Tina Mason Seetoo
Tina Seetoo will co-teach Preservation. She is the Archives & Donor Relations Associate at the Delta Air Lines Archives at the Delta Flight Museum. With the Archives Manager, she is responsible for the preservation of and access to the archives and museum collections. Since 2010, she has been a part-time Instructor of the Preservation of Archives course in the Masters of Archival Studies program at Clayton State University.

Prior positions include Conservator of the Georgia Archives and Manager of Preservation Services at the Southeastern Library Network (now LYRASIS), where she was responsible for preservation education and outreach throughout the Southeast.

She lectures and consults on a wide range of preservation topics, including collections care and repair, environmental management, disaster preparedness and recovery, and preservation management. Tina received an MLIS and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Conservation from the University of Texas at Austin, which included a year-long internship in the Book Conservation Lab of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries.

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Dorothy Waugh
Dorothy Waugh is Digital Archivist at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University where she is responsible for the acquisition and management of the Rose Library’s born-digital collections. Dorothy joined the Rose Library in 2012, after having received her MLS from Indiana University and her MA in English Literature from the Ohio State University.


Over the years, the Georgia Archives Institute faculty has included some of the best archival practitioners and educators in the field. The following served as principal instructor for various Institutes. All have been named Society of American Archivists Fellows.

  • Dr. Timothy L. Ericson
  • Dr. David B. Gracy II
  • Dr. Gregory S. Hunter
  • Kathleen D. Roe
  • Dr. Randall Jimerson
  • Ann Pederson
  • Dr. Elizabeth Yakel

The following served as instructors in specialized areas and also have outstanding credentials.

  • Hilary Kaplan
  • Cliff Landis
  • Richard Pearce-Moses
  • Christine Wiseman

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