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Joseph Sherren

Joseph Sherren

Adjunct Lecturer

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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