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Participant Profiles

Museums in Presidential Libraries

April 9 and 10, 2004, Princeton University

Hosted by the Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies

Willard "Sandy" Boyd. Professor of Law, University of Iowa. Formerly President of the University of Iowa, President of the Field Museum in Chicago, and Chairman of the Truman Library Institute.

Edwin Bridges. For more than twenty years, director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History, which administers the State museum.

Lynn Scott "Scottie" Cochrane. Director of Libraries, Denison University. Author of a Public Administration Ph.D. dissertation on the presidential library system. Book in progress on presidential libraries.

Bruce Craig. Historian and author. Executive Director, National Coalition for History, Washington DC.

Terry Davis. Executive Director, American Association for State and Local History, Nashville.

Larry Hackman. Recently retired Director, Truman Presidential Library and Museum and President, Truman Library Institute. Formerly Director of Oral History and of Special Programs for Kennedy Library and New York State Archivist and Assistant Commissioner of Education.

Benjamin Hufbauer. Assistant Professor in Art History, University of Louisville. Ph.D. dissertation on the way America memorializes its presidents. Completing a book for University of Kansas Press, Presidential Temples: the Transformation of Presidential Commemoration since 1900.

Stanley Katz. Professor of History, Princeton, and Director of the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School. Formerly Director of the American Council of Learned Societies and President of the Organization of American Historians.

Daniel Linke. University Archivist and Curator of Public Policy Papers, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton University.

Harold Skramstad. Museum consultant. Formerly Director of the Chicago Historical Society and President Emeritus, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.

George Vogt. Director, Hagley Museum and Library. Formerly Director of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and of the Wisconsin Historical Society, and President, American Association for State and Local History.

Robert Warner. Formerly Archivist of the United States and Dean of the Library and Information School, University of Michigan. Member, Board of Directors, Gerald R. Ford Library Foundation.

Sharon Fawcett, Deputy Director of the Office of Presidential Libraries at the National Archives, and Cynthia Koch, Director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, participated in portions of the Princeton discussions.

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