Christine D'Arpa

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Areas of Research: 

I examine historical perceptions, expectations, and implementations of institutions as information environments acting in the public interest.


"Procure, propagate, and distribute among the people": The information services of the U.S Department of Agriculture, 1862-1888

Director of Dissertation Research: 

Dissertation committee members include Alistair Black and Dan Schiller

Courses Taught: 

Administration and Use of Archival Materials; Community Archives, Digital Public History; Ethics in Cyberspace; Information Policy; Libraries, Information and Society; Race, Gender, and Information Technology

Related Topics

Archives and Preservation, Cultural Informatics and Heritage, Digital Humanities, Diversity and Social Justice, Education of Information Professionals, History of Information, Information Policy, Libraries and Librarianship