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Joseph Sherren

Joseph Sherren

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 jsherren@umd.edu

Joseph Sherren joined the iSchool in 2020 as an adjunct lecturer in digital curation theory and practice. He has been in the cultural heritage field for over 7 years, currently working as the museum collections manager and head of collections volunteers at a site operated by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. He applies the theory and practice of collections management, records management, and digital heritage management to a small-museum environment. Through his work he creates platforms for histories of marginalized communities- BIPOC, LGBTQ+, etc.- to be told through museum programming and advocates for social equity in museum spaces. He is also an independent museum consultant specializing in collections stewardship and policy development.

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