Short Story

Meridith Beck Mink received her Ph.D. in the history of science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds an M.A. in history and B.A. in archaeology from Simon Fraser University.

Recently she was the lead researcher for the Council on Library and Information Resources' assessment of the National Digital Stewardship Residency programs (2015-18). She was responsible for implementing the project, including conducting all interviews and site visits and writing the final report. Prior to that she worked at Knox College and held a postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University.


Longer Story

Meridith grew up in Vancouver B.C. where she attended Simon Fraser University, receiving a BA in archeology and an MA in history. As an undergrad, she was fortunate to get hands-on training in paleoethnobotany (ancient plant remains) in both the field and lab. She collected plant samples in highland Ecuador and on the shores on Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. She also started the


worked in cultural resource management CRM

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  • BA SFU: extensive and intensive training in paleoethnobotanical  lab and field work
    • Archaeology in Bolivia and Ecuador
    • CRM Consulting
  • MA SFU History
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 Brief diss description

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CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Early Modern Studies,
she worked at Indiana University on The Chysmistry of Isaac Newton
project and consulted on digital scholarship in the Herman B. Wells
Library’s Scholars Commons.