Joy Novak

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  • Head of Collection Management and Outreach for Special Collections
  • Washington University in St. Louis

Since December 2016, I have represented Washington University in St. Louis as the Head of Collection Management and Outreach for Special Collections. In this position, I oversee processing, preservation, and access of Special Collection materials across all units. I served as the archivist and collection manager for the Center for the Study of Political Graphics in Los Angeles for over eight years. I earned her Ph.D. in Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, my M.A. in Public History at the University of California, Riverside, and my B.A. in English Literature and History at Washington University.