2017 Speakers

Stacie Williams

Stacie Williams is a librarian/archivist based in Cleveland, Ohio. She was the former Learning Lab Manager, coordinating undergraduate archives internships at the University of Kentucky's Special Collections Research Center, and has previously worked at Tufts University's Digital Collections and Archives, the Harvard Medical School's Countway Library, and the Lexington (Ky.) Public Library. In 2013, Williams organized a panel at SXSW about ways that information professionals can influence and engage grassroots activism on Twitter, and she has co-published on topics such as community archives, cyberracism and information literacy. She is a 2010 ALA Spectrum Scholar and a member of the 2015 Archives Leadership Institute cohort. She holds an M.S. in library science with an Archives Management concentration from Simmons College, and a B.A.

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Jacqueline Wernimont

Jacqueline Wernimont is an assistant professor in the English department at Arizona State University, where she also serves as founding co-director of the HS Collab, an online space for collaborations on human security. At ASU, Jacqueline also directs the graduate certificate program in digital humanities, and is currently a fellow at the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, studying new civil rights in digital cultures. Her current book project, tentatively titled Numbered Lives, traces a 500+-year history of technologies that attempt to quantify human life.

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