Amanda Strauss

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Amanda Strauss is the Manager of Special Projects and Digital Services at the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. She earned her MLIS with a concentration in Archival Studies from Simmons College and her MA in History from Simmons College. She also holds a B.A. in History and Spanish from Willamette University. Amanda’s work focuses on visioning and managing the library’s cutting-edge digital services program and on structuring and implementing a wide range of library projects. She also specializes in teaching with primary sources and is a scholar of human rights archives, as well as twentieth century women’s movements in the United States. She is the author of “Treading the Ground of Contested Memory: Archivists and the Human Rights Movement in Chile” (Archival Science 2015).

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