The Association for Documentary Editing is pleased to announce the resident faculty for the 45th Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents to be held 31 July–4 August 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The resident faculty will include Cathy Moran Hajo, Jennifer Stertzer, Amanda Gailey, and Bob Karachuk.
Cathy Moran Hajo is the Editor of the Jane Addams Papers at Ramapo College of New Jersey. She holds a B.A. from Ramapo College as well as a certificate in archival management, an M.A., and a Ph.D. from New York University. Hajo was the Associate Editor of the Margaret Sanger Papers from 1989 to 2015, helping to edit the 101-reel Margaret Sanger Papers Microfilm Edition (University Publications of America, 1996), the four-volume Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger (University of Illinois Press, 2007–2016), and two digital publications, Margaret Sanger and The Woman Rebel (nyu.edu/projects/sanger/documents/ mswomanrebel.php) and the Public Writings of Margaret Sanger, 1911–1960 (sangerpapers.org/). With the Jane Addams Papers, Hajo is digitizing the microfilm edition and publishing the remaining three volumes in the Selected Papers of Jane Addams (covering 1901–1935). Hajo is also the author of Birth Control on Main Street: Organizing Clinics in the United States, 1916–1939 (University of Illinois Press, 2010). She teaches digital history at NYU and Ramapo College and digital editing at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. A 1990 graduate of the Editing Institute, Hajo served as ADE President from 2008 to 2009.
Jennifer Stertzer is Senior Editor of the Washington Papers, Manager of Digital Programs at the Center for Digital Editing, and Lecturer at the University of Virginia. She holds a B.A. from Florida State University and an M.A. from Appalachian State University. With the Papers of George Washington since 2000, Stertzer has served as project manager of the Papers of George Washington Digital Edition, overseeing the conversion of print volumes into a single consolidated online edition. She is also spearheading the Papers of George Washington Financial Papers Project. A 2003 graduate of the Editing Institute, Stertzer served as ADE Secretary from 2008 to 2011 and is now ADE President-Elect.
Amanda Gailey is Associate Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a faculty fellow at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities there. She holds a B.A. from Phillips University, an M.A. from Creighton University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Gailey has published several articles on nineteenth-century American literature and digital editing. She is the author of the book Proofs of Genius: Collected Editions from the American Revolution to the Digital Age (University of Michigan Press, 2015) and co-editor of the digital edition The Tar Baby and the Tomahawk: Race and Ethnic Images in American Children’s Literature, 1880–1939 (childlit.unl.edu). Gailey has also contributed to the Walt Whitman Archive (whitmanarchive.org) and the Spenser Archive (spenserarchive.org). She co-edits the ADE digital journal Scholarly Editing: The Annual of the Association for Documentary Editing (www.scholarlyediting.org).
Bob Karachuk is Associate Editor and Project Co-Director of the Papers of the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen at the University of South Carolina. Karachuk holds a B.A. from Yale, an M.A. from the University of New Orleans, and a J.D. from Tulane. At the Supreme Court Historical Society from 1999 to 2004, Karachuk helped to edit two volumes of the Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789–1800. At the Massachusetts Historical Society from 2007 to 2012, he contributed to the publication of two volumes of the Papers of John Adams and one volume of the Adams Family Correspondence. At Mississippi State University from 2013 to 2014, he served as lead editor of the Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant and launched the Ida Honoré Grant Correspondence, 1889–1893. A 1999 graduate of the Editing Institute, Karachuk is ADE Education Director.
The Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents is administered by the Association for Documentary Editing under a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), an affiliate of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).