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Advisory Committee Members

“Envisioning the Future of Catholic Religious Archives” was organized under the auspices of Boston College by an advisory committee comprised of religious leaders, archivists and historians.


Malachy McCarthy
Province Archivist
Claretian Missionaries Archives USA-Canada
(312) 544-8219

Christian Dupont
Burns Librarian and Associate University Librarian for Special Collections
John J. Burns Library, Boston College
(617) 552-0105

Administrative Assistant:

Kate Edrington
Administrative Assistant
John J. Burns Library, Boston College
(617) 552-3282

advisory committee members:

Marian Barber
Independent Historian
1813 Cedar Ave.
Austin, TX 78702

Michael J. Burns
Archives Special Assistant for Jesuit and Catholic Collections
John J. Burns Library, Boston College
(617) 552-8846

Carol Coburn
Professor and Director of the CSJ Heritage Center
Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy, Avila University
(816) 501-3713

Ginger Downey, OLVM
General Secretary
Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters
(260) 356-0628

Jennifer (Jen) Halloran
Maryknoll Mission Archives
(914) 941-7636, ext 2675

David Horn
Retired archivist
John J. Burns Library, Boston College
(617) 943-4976

Pat Lawton
Digital Project Librarian
Catholic Research Resources Alliance, University of Notre Dame
(574) 631-1324

Emilie (Lee) Leumas
Archdiocese of New Orleans
(504) 527-5780

Margaret (Maggie) McGuinness
Professor, Department of Religion
LaSalle University
(215) 951-1339

Ellen Pierce
Religious Archives Consultant
(914) 255-3990

Emily Reed
Digital Records Archivist
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
(704) 755-2086

Jane Ann Slater, CDP
Archdiocese of San Antonio
(210) 734-1327