Join us to talk about and hear from humanities scholars who have translated their training into rewarding careers outside of academia.
Elizabeth Waraksa is Program Director for Research and Strategic Initiatives. Elizabeth joined the Association of Research Libraries in October 2015. As program director for research and strategic initiatives, she works closely with the Association’s Coordinating Committee to foster the development of project activities brought forward by member directors, staff, or partners in response to the Association’s System of Action.
Prior to joining ARL in October 2015, Elizabeth Waraksa held numerous positions in academic libraries and universities on the West Coast, including librarian for Middle Eastern studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and lecturer in Near Eastern languages and cultures and the study of religion at UCLA. She has also conducted research and managed projects as an independent consultant for a variety of initiatives, including the Association’s Strategic Thinking and Design process and the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. She holds a doctorate in Near Eastern studies with a specialization in Egyptian art and archaeology from the Johns Hopkins University and has taught extensively in this field.
Wine and cheese included.
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