Caitlin Christian-Lamb

Caitlin Christian-Lamb

PhD Student
 4111B Hornbake Library

Caitlin Christian-Lamb is a PhD candidate in the iSchool at the University of Maryland, where she focuses on archival theory and pedagogy, information ethics, collective memory, and digital humanities. Her dissertation research is on social and reparative justice initiatives in academic archival settings, particularly in terms of gaps between published theory and practice, universities as racialized organizations, and the role of the individual archivist within a larger organization. She has served on the editorial board of dh+lib, the foremost publication on the intersection of digital humanities and libraries, since 2015.

Caitlin has taught INST604: Introduction to Archives and Digital Curation at UMD and previously held positions as the Digital Archivist of Davidson College, a Project Producer for the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and as a Research Associate on the Massachusetts Historical Society’s Adams Papers Editorial Project. You can see a full C.V. and list of publications at her website:


M.S. in Library and Information Science, Simmons College, 2013
M.A. in History Simmons College, 2013
B.A. in History, Purchase College, State University of New York, 2009