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5b9774cebc4311e180c9123138016265_7Amelia Acker, PhD
Department of Information Studies, UCLA
aacker [at] ucla [dot] edu

I study the material production and transmission of records created with mobile phones and their archival consequences. I am interested in the emergence and standardization of new information objects.

I graduated with a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Women’s Studies from the University of California, Irvine. I received my M.L.I.S., specialization in archives from UCLA in 2008. I have worked in archives and libraries in Southern California since 2006.

In August 2014 I will join the faculty at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.