Ana Roeschley, PhD

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

Master's Degree(s): MS in Library and Information Science, Simmons College, 2013

MA in History, Simmons College, 2013

PhD: Interdisciplinary Information Science, University of North Texas, 2021

E-mail: aroeschley@lsu.edu

 

Ana Roeschley is Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the School of Library & Information Science at Louisiana State University. She earned her PhD from the College of Information at the University of North Texas. Her dissertation focused on participatory archive initiatives while her wider research interests include community archives, digital humanities, and collective memory. After receiving her BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin, she earned an MS in Library and Information Science and an MA in History from Simmons College. Before entering her PhD program, she worked in the Downs-Jones Library and Archives at Huston-Tillotson University. She has won the University of North Texas IS Academic Excellence PhD Award and is the inaugural winner of the Dewey E. Carroll Graduate Fellowship.

Courses 

LIS 7004: Management of Information Organizations

LIS 7009: Understanding Research

LIS 7408: Introduction to Archival Theory, Principles & Practice

LIS 7505: Introduction to Digital Curation

LIS 7703: Advanced Seminar in Archival Studies

LIS 7704: Archival Arrangement and Description 

Research Areas

Participatory Archives, Community Archives, Digital Humanities, Collective Memory, Archival Trauma

Selected Publications

Roeschley, A., Kim, J., & Zavalina, O. L. (2020). An exploration of contributor-created description field in participatory archives. In International Conference on Information (pp. 638-648). Springer, Cham.

Holden, J. & Roeschley, A. (2020). Privacy and Access in the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Records. The American Archivist, 83(1), 77-90. 

Roeschley, A. (2019). Using text mining and data visualization to trace the disciplinary boundaries of collective memory studies. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 56(1), 747-749.

Roeschley, A. & Kim, J. (2019). “Something that feels like a community”: The role of personal stories in building community-based participatory archives. Archival Science, 19(1), 27-49. doi:10.1007/s10502-019-09302-2

Benoit, E., III. & Roeschley, A. (2019). Degrees of mediation: A review of the intersectionality between community and participatory archives. In E. Benoit, III. & A. Eveleigh, (Eds.) Participatory Archives: Theory & Practice (pp. 159-171). London: Facet Publishing.

Selected Presentations

Roeschley, Ana, Jeonghyun Kim, and Oksana Zavalina. “An Exploration of Contributor-Created Description Field in Participatory Archives.” iConference, Boras, Sweden, March 2020.

Roeschley, Ana and Malak Khader. “Defining Data Ethics in Library and Information Science.” iConference, Boras, Sweden, March 2020.

Roeschley, Ana. “Using Text Mining and Data Visualization to Trace the Disciplinary Boundaries of Collective Memory Studies.” Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, August 2019.

Roeschley, Ana. “The Role of Campus Archives in Documenting Campus Sexual Assault.” Archival Education and Research Institute, Liverpool, England, July 2019.

Roeschley, Ana, Caitlin Christian-Lamb, Jessica Holden, and Harvey Long. “Representing Survivors of Violence in College and University Archives.” Society of American Archivists, Washington, DC, August 2018.

Professional/Community Services

Association for Information Science and Technology Special Interest Group for Arts and Humanities Communications Chair, October 2019-present.

Association for Information Science and Technology Special Interest Group for Social Informatics Communications Co-Chair, October 2019-present.

Multidisciplinary Information Research Symposium Planning Committee Chair, May 2017- August 2019.

Association for Information Science and Technology Chapter President (University of North Texas Chapter), May 2017-August 2019.

Awards and Honors

University of North Texas Dewey E. Carroll Graduate Fellowship, November 2019.

Association for Information Science and Technology Special Interest Group for Digital Libraries Student Engagement Award, October 2019.

University of North Texas IS Academic Excellence Ph.D. Award, April 2019.

Association for Information Science and Technology New Leader Award, November 2018.

Links

Visit Professor Roeschley’s Website

Twitter: @anaroeschley