2021 Reviewers

CLIR relies on independent reviewers and readers to provide feedback on Digitizing Hidden Collections grant applications. 

Participation in all review activities is by invitation, however, however, if you would like to be considered for reviewer service in the future, please fill out our volunteer form (coming soon).

Review Panel

An independent review panel provides scores and comments based on a provided rubric and meets to decide which initial applicants will be invited to submit a full Final Application. The review panel will also evaluate the final application pool and make funding recommendations to CLIR at the conclusion of each application cycle. 

Timothy A. Barber

Executive Director

The Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida (US)

Amy Bhatt

Co-Curator

Museum of History and Industry (US)

Rachel Bickel

Mukurtu Library Fellow

Washington State University (US)

Steven D. Booth

Archivist/Project Manager, Johnson Publishing Company Archive

Getty Research Institute (US)

Dr. Kate Deibel

Inclusion & Accessibility Librarian

Syracuse University (US)
A woman smiles for a photo while posing in front of a large, colorful pink and green work of art on a wall

Makeba Dixon-Hill

Interim Director

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art (US)

Karine Duhamel

Private Researcher (CA)

Raymond Frogner

Head of Archives

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, University of Manitoba (CA)
Jennifer Garcon

Jennifer Garcon

Digital Scholarship Librarian

University of Pennsylvania (US)
A man in a black suit smiles as he poses for a portrait

Charles Henry

President

CLIR (US)

Hannah Scates Kettler

Head of Digital Scholarship & Initiatives

Iowa State University (US)
Review Panel Co-Chair
A woman with blonde hair wearing a grey blazer and colorful, chunky necklace poses for a portrait

Louisa Kwasigroch

Director of Outreach and Engagement

CLIR (US)

Dominique Luster

Independent Consultant (US)

Yancey Consulting; The Luster Company (US)

Sheila McAlister

Director, Digital Library of Georgia

University of Georgia (US)
A woman with curly hair and a red shirt smiles for a portrait

Katie McCormick

Associate Dean for Special Collections

Florida State University (US)
Review Panel Co-Chair
A person with short hair and green glasses smiles for a portrait

Cait McKinney

Assistant Professor

Simon Fraser University (CA)

Lina Ortega

Associate Curator, Western History Collections

The University of Oklahoma (US)

Selena Ortega-Chiolero

Archivist

Chickaloon Village Traditional Council (US)

Matthew L. Sisk

GIS/Anthropology Librarian

University of Notre Dame (US)

Stephen Spong

Director, Law Library

Western University (CA)

Martin Tsang

Cuban Heritage Collection Librarian | Curator of Latin American Collections

University of Miami (US)

Micah Zeller

Head of Scholarly Communication Services

Washington University in St. Louis (US)

Readers

Readers are responsible for reviewing a set of initial applications and providing scores and comments based on a provided rubric. Their contributions are shared with the full review panel, who meets to decide which initial applicants will be invited to submit a full Final Application.

A man in a suit poses for a photo

Dana R. Chandler

University Archivist / Associate Professor

Tuskegee University (US)

Ida E. Jones

University Archivist

Morgan State University (US)

Steve Marks

Digital Preservation Librarian

University of Toronto Libraries (CA)
A woman with glasses and shoulder length hair poses in front of an image of a map

Monica L. Mercado

Assistant Professor of History

Colgate University (US)
A man in a pink collared shirt and blue cardigan smiles for a portrait

Trevor Owens

Head, Digital Content Management

Library of Congress (US)

Thomas Padilla

Director of Information Systems and Technology Strategy

Center for Research Libraries (US)

Ashley Robertson Preston

Assistant Professor of History

Howard University (US)
A woman with blond hair and a scarf smiles for a portrait

Sarah Severson

Digital Projects Librarian

University of Alberta (US)
A man with a beard poses for a photo in front of a bookshelf

Mark David Turner

Manager of Audio-Visual Archives & Media Literacy

OKâlaKatiget Society and Nunatsiavut Government (CA)
A woman with dark hair and a light blue shirt smiles for a portrait

Lisa Uyeda

Collections Manager

National Museum & Cultural Centre (CA)
Skip to content