Staff Directory

Name Email Phone
Eric Wakin
Robert H. Malott Director of Library & Archives
Deputy Director and Research Fellow
wakin [at] 650-725-7750
Merinell Loring
Executive Assistant
merinell [at] 650-723-3156
Linda Bernard
Deputy Archivist
linda.bernard [at] 650-723-0141
Elizabeth Phillips
Director of Operations
ekphillips [at] 650-725-3471
Irena Czernichowska
Administrative Associate
irenac [at] 650-725-3473



Name Email Phone
Jean Cannon
Curator - North American Collection
jmcannon [at] 650-723-1512
Herb S. Klein
Curator - Latin American Collection
hklein [at] 650-725-5026
Hsiao-ting Lin
Curator - Modern China Collection
htlin [at] 650-736-9035
Lisa Nguyen
Curator for Digital Scholarship and Asia Initiatives
lisa.nguyen [at] 650-723-2050
Anatol Shmelev
Robert Conquest Curator for Russia and Eurasia
RFE/RL Project Archivist
shmelev [at] 650-724-6200
Maciej Siekierski
Senior Curator - European Collection
siekierski [at] 650-725-6955
Kaoru "Kay" Ueda
Curator of the Japanese Diaspora Collection
kueda [at] 650-723-1007



Name Email Phone
Emily Gibson
Acquisitions and Appraisal Archivist
ergibson [at] 650-721-2716


Digital Strategy & Operations

Name Email Phone
Haidar Hadi
Digital Database Developer
hhadi [at] 650-725-9856
Fiore Irving
Digitization Specialist
firving [at] 650-723-3501
Sang-Suk Shon
Library Specialist - Microfilm
sshon [at] 650-725-6298
Issayas Tesfamariam
Head of Microfilming
issayas [at] 650-725-6298


Engagement, Outreach, and Communications

Name Email Phone
Austin Bedford
Web Services - UX Design
abedford [at] 650-723-0624
Samira Bozorgi
Assistant Archivist - Exhibits
sbozorgi [at] 650-725-3563
Kiera Peacock
Centennial Project Archivist
kierap [at] 650-724-3049
Marissa Rhee
Project Archivist for Exhibits
marissa8 [at] 650-724-9711


Metadata and Systems Management

Name Email Phone
Simon Ertz
Centennial Scholar
ertz [at] 650-736-8482
Michael Herrick
Metadata & Systems Manager
mherrick [at] 650-725-5006
Dale Reed
Manuscript Cataloger
dalereed [at] 650-725-3470
Rhea Taylor
Metadata Librarian
rhtaylor [at] 650-497-3837


Public Services

Name Email Phone
Terry Gammon
Library Specialist
tgammon [at] 650-723-2058
Jorge Machado
Library Specialist
jmachado [at] 650-723-2058
Sarah Patton
Assistant Archivist – Public Services
spatton [at] 650-723-2065
David Sun
Administrative Associate
dsun1 [at] 650-725-3472
Diana Sykes
Public Services Specialist
dsykes [at] 650-723-2440
Paul Thomas
Librarian - Cataloging and Reference Services
phthomas [at] 650-723-2054


Collection Processing

Name Email Phone
Maaya Abe
Library Specialist - Japanese Diaspora
mabe [at] 650-497-7431
Mary deVries
Abe Sofaer Papers Project Archivist
mdevries [at] 650-498-9795
Yves Franquien
Library Specialist - Russian Collections
yvesf2 [at] 650-723-2058
Lucy Hernandez
lucyherz [at] 650-723-3428
David Jacobs
Assistant Archivist - Projects
david.jacobs [at] 650-723-1523
Lyalya Kharitonova
Archival Specialist
lyalyak [at] 650-724-7342
Talia Olshefsky
tolshefsky [at] 650-723-9516
Lora Soroka
Assistant Archivist - Russian Projects
lsoroka [at] 650-723-3061
Gerardina Malgorzata Szudelski
Archival Specialist - European Collection
gms [at] 650-725-3429



Name Email Phone
Laura Bedford
Library Specialist - Preservation
bedford [at] 650-723-5018
James Fayne
Library Specialist - Preservation
jfayne [at] 650-723-5018
Rayan Ghazal
Head of Book and Paper Preservation
rayan [at] 650-723-5018
Kurtis Kekkonen
Library Specialist - Preservation
kurtisk [at] 650-723-5018


Special Projects

Name Email Phone
Sarah Cassone
Metadata Librarian
scassone [at] 650-723-6772
Derek Faux
Library Specialist - Preservation
faux [at] 650-725-1817
Ognjen Kovacevic
Metadata Specialist
ognjenk [at] 650-723-2058
Erik Lunde
Project Manager
elunde [at] 650-724-6647
Enid Ocegueda
Archival Specialist
enid [at] 650-725-1817
Max Siekierski
Library Specialist - Preservation
max.siekierski [at] 650-725-1817
Tanya Yule
Project Archivist
tyule [at] 650-723-6772

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