Amy Atticks is the Communications and Stewardship Specialist at Brown University Library. She was a 2010-2011 HASTAC Scholar, and a graduate of the MA in Public Humanities at Brown University.
Amy Atticks is the Communications and Stewardship Specialist at Brown University Library and a 2011 graduate of the Public Humanities A.M. program at Brown. Atticks currently creates and maintains external relations projects for the Library system including print and digital publications, institutional partnerships, public programs, and special exhibitions. She also serves as a liaison for endowment stewardees, and helps to coordinate the Library Advisory Council and Friends of the Library groups.
Atticks received her BA from The College of William & Mary. Since 2004, she has completed courses in digital photography and creative and digital marketing at Wesleyan University, New York University, and the School of Visual Arts, and received certificates from the Fund for American Studies summer institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service at Georgetown University, and the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University. While in the Public Humanities graduate program, she completed courses in the preservation and presentation of cultural heritage and the arts at Brown, The Rhode Island School of Design and Harvard University's Project Zero.
Atticks has worked for and developed projects at a variety of arts and cultural institutions including Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Heart of Brooklyn, Washington National Opera, Sally Mann, Brooklyn Museum, The John Hay Library, West Offaly Cultural Council, Madison Historical Society, Harvard's Athens Dialogues Project, Vartan Gregorian Elementary School's I WAS THERE Project, and the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. From 2010-2011 she was a Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Collaboratory Scholar; Caretaker for the historic Nightingale Brown House; Assistant Managing Editor for Digital Humanities Quarterly; and developed public programs and interpretation for the holography collection at the MIT Museum. An article Atticks co-wrote on digital preservation was published in Oxford's The Oral History Review in April 2011, and one on a Special Collections object was published in Brown Medicine in Spring 2012.