Department of History
Trevor Owens is works on digital strategy for cultural heritage organizations. He served as a Digital Archivist and a Historian of Science at the Library of Congress. Before that, he worked as the community manager for the Zotero project at the Center for History and New Media.
Trevor’s work and research focuses on digital strategy for cultural heritage organizations, online communities, and issues in digital research methods and scholarly communication. In 2014 the Society for American Archivists gave him the Archival Innovator Award, an award granted annually to recognize the archivist, repository, or organization that best exemplifies the “ability to think outside the professional norm. He is currently a senior program officer at the Institute of Museum and Library Services and he teaches graduate seminars in digital history and digital curation at American University and the University of Maryland.
PhD, Research Methods in Education, George Mason University
MA, American History (Digital History), George Mason University
BA, History of Science from University of Wisconsin
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