Staff Directory

Office of the President

Dennis A. Fiori, President
617-646-0520 /

Peter Drummey, Stephen T. Riley Librarian
617-646-0501 /

Patricia A. Puliafico, Executive Assistant to President
617-646-0572 /

Adams Papers

Sara Martin, Editor in Chief
617-646-0525 /

Rhonda Barlow, Assistant Editor
617-646-0516 /

Karen Barzilay, John Quincy Adams Diary Digital Project
617-646-0553 /

Gwen Fries,  Editorial Assistant
617-646-0556 /

Sara Georgini, Series Editor, Papers of John Adams
617-646-0569 /

Christopher Minty, Assistant Editor
617-646-0589 /

Neal Millikan, Digital Projects Editor
617-646-0553 /

Amanda Norton, Digital Production Editor
617-646-0514 /

Emily Ross, John Quincy Adams Diary Digital Project
617-646-0553 /

Hobson Woodward, Associate Editor
617-646-0521 /


Collections Services

Brenda M. Lawson, Vice President for Collections
617-646-0502 /

Oona E. Beauchard, Paper Conservator and Registrar
617-646-0506 /

William Beck, Web Developer
617-646-0505 /

Anne E. Bentley, Curator of Art & Artifacts
617-646-0508 /

Katherine H. Griffin, Nora Saltonstall Preservation Librarian
617-646-0527 /

Nancy Heywood, Digital Projects Coordinator
617-646-0503 /

Laura Lowell, Manuscript Processor and Internship Coordinator
617-646-0559 /

Susan Martin, Manuscript Processor and EAD Coordinator
617-646-0526 /

Peter Steinberg, Digital Projects Production Specialist
617-646-0529 /

Laura Wulf, Digital Projects Production Specialist
617-646-0567 /

Mary E. Yacovone, Senior Cataloger
617-646-0504 /

Library—Reader Services

Elaine Heavey, Librarian
617-646-0509 /

Sabina Beauchard, Reproductions Coordinator
617-646-0542 /

Rakashi Chand, Senior Library Assistant
617-646-0545 /

Anna Clutterbuck-Cook, Reference Librarian
617-646-0561 /

Daniel Hinchen, Assistant Reference Librarian
617-646-0571 /

Alex Bush, Library Assistant
617-646-0500 /

Katherine Green, Library Assistant
617-646-0500 /

Brendan Kieran, Library Assistant
617-646-0500 /

Grace Wagner, Library Assistant
617-646-0500 /

Shelby Wolfe, Library Assistant
617-646-0500 /

Development and Membership

Carol Knauff, Director of Communications
617-646-0554 /

Lauren Carey, Development Associate
617-646-0518 /

Audrey Wolfe, Assistant Director of Development
617-646-0543 /

Center for the Teaching of History

Kathleen Barker, Director, Center for the Teaching of HIstory
617-646-0557 /

Deborah Beardsley, Assistant to Public Programs & CTH
617-646-0570 / 

Public Programs

Gavin W. Kleespies, Director of Programs
617-646-0515 / 

Deborah Beardsley, Assistant to Public Programs & CTH
617-646-0570 / 

Finance and Administration

Will Tsoules, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
617-646-0511 /

Peter Hood, Director of Finance & Administration
617-646-0573 /

Deborah Beardsley, Assistant to Finance
617-646-0570 / 

Christopher C. Coveney, Chief Technology Officer
617-646-0539 /

Tammy Hamond, Accounting Manager
617-646-0510 /


Dan Sweeney, Operations Manager
617-646-0523 /

Albert Caldwell, Facilities Maintenance & Custodian
617-646-0528 /

James P. Harrison III, Custodian

Jennifer Smith, Operations Assistant
617-646-0563 /


Ondine E. Le Blanc, Director of Publications
617-646-0524 /

Christina Carrick, Robert Treat Paine Papers Assistant Editor
617-646-0576 /

Jim Connolly, Associate Editor
617-646-0513 /


Conrad E. Wright, Worthington C. Ford Editor
and Director of Research
617-646-0512 /

Christine Desan, NEH Long-Term Fellow

617-646-0533 /

Dean Grodzins, Visiting Scholar

Manisha Sinha, NEH Long-Term Fellow
617-646-0531 /

Kara Swanson, NEH Long-Term Fellow
617-646-0532 /

Katheryn P. Viens, Research Coordinator and Book Review Editor
617-646-0568 /

Upcoming Events

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Constructing American Belatedness: The Archives of American Artists in Late Nineteenth-Century Paris

22Feb 12:00PM 2017

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MIT: History and Architecture

22Feb 6:00PM 2017
There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30pm.

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History of Women and Gender Seminar

Conversation: Sexuality of History, History of Sexuality

23Feb 5:30PM 2017
Location: Radcliffe, Fay House, Sheerr Room, ...

Please join us for a conversation with the authors of two important new books in the history of sexuality.  This wide-ranging discussion will explore the ...

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