Katherine M. Wisser

Simmons College
Associate Professor
Boston, MA
Katherine M. Wisser is Associate Professor and co-Director of the Dual Degree program in Archives and History at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College. Previously, she served as the Director of Instructional Services at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS), UNC-Chapel Hill and worked professionally in New Hampshire and North Carolina. She was a teaching fellow at the SILS from 2001-2009. She teaches courses on archival description, abstracting and indexing, metadata, and the history of libraries. She has a MA in American History from the University of New Hampshire, a MSLS and a Ph.D. in Information Science from UNC. She served as Chair of theEAC Working Group, which released Encoded Archival Context –Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families (EAC-CPF) in March 2010 and currently serves as co-Chair of the Technical Subcommittee for Encoded Archival Standards.