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Program National Recording Preservation Plan

Task Force Members

Research Associates are comprised of academic faculty, museum curators, and archivists. Associates serve as contacts for regional collections, and contribute to RPTF preservation projects that address the cultural history of sound in the U.S. Caucus Chairs help to organize grantwriting, educational, and curatorial projects that focus on their areas of specialization.

(as of October 16, 2015)

Caucus Chairs

  • African American and Civil Rights Radio
    Sonja Williams, Howard University
  • Caribbean Radio
    Alejandra Bronfman, University of British Columbia
  • College, Community, and Educational Radio
    Laura Schnitker, University of Maryland
    Jennifer Waits, Radio Survivor
  • Commercial Radio
    Michael Socolow, University of Maine
  • Gender and Feminism Radio
    Mary Beth Haralovich, University of Arizona
  • History of In-Studio Performances Project
    Ken Freedman, WFMU
    Elena Razlogova, Concordia
  • Labor Radio
    John Nathan Anderson, CUNY-Brooklyn
  • Labor Radio Caucus Co-Chair
    Chris Terry
    University of Minnesota
  • LGBT Radio
    Kathleen Battles, Oakland University
  • News and Journalism Radio
    Michael Stamm, Michigan State
  • Program Transcriptions
    Kyle Barnett, Bellarmine College
  • Spanish language and Bilingual radio
    Dolores Ines Casillas, UC-Santa Barbara
  • Sports Radio
    David Jenemann, University of Vermont
  • Social Media Coordinator
    Daniel Murphy
    UW-Milwaukee

Research Associates

  • Ruta Abolins
    Peabody/University of Georgia
  • Frank Absher
    St. Louis Media History Consortium
  • Christine Acham
    University of Southern California
  • Mike Adams
    San Jose State Univeristy
  • John Nathan Anderson
    CUNY-Brooklyn
  • Tim Anderson
    Old Dominion University
  • Noah Arceneaux
    San Diego State
  • Patricia Aufderheide
    American University
  • Michael Austin
    Howard University
  • Robert Avery
    University of Utah
  • Glenda Balas
    Univeristy of North Texas-Dallas
  • Feliks Banel
    Washington State University
  • Kyle Barnett
    Bellarmine University
  • Kathleen Battles
    Oakland University
  • Jeanette Berard
    Thousand Oaks
  • Michael Biel
    Moorhead State University
  • Carolyn Birdsall
    University of Amsterdam
  • Aniko Bodroghkozy
    University of Virginia
  • Andrew Bottomley
    SUNY-Oneota
  • Lauren Bratslavsky
    Illinois State
  • Jack Brighton
    PBCore
  • Susan Brinson
    Auburn University
  • Marco Briziarelli
    University of New Mexico
  • Alejandra Bronffman
    University of British Columbia
  • Tim Brooks
    ARSC
  • Michael Brown
    University of Wyoming
  • B.J. Bullert
    Antioch State
  • Alan Burdette
    Indiana University
  • Claudia Calhoun
    New York University
  • Karen Cariani
    WGBH
  • Dolores Ines Casillas
    University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Mari Castaneda
    University of Massachusetts
  • Tanya Clement
    University of Texas-Austin
  • Deborah Rae Cohen
    University of South Carolina
  • Kyle Conway
    University of Ottawa
  • David Culbert
    Louisiana State
  • Alex Sayf Cummings
    Georgia State
  • Chris Cwynar
    Defiance College
  • Daniel Czitrom
    Mt. Holyoke College
  • Casey Davis
    American Archives of Public Broadcasting
  • Josh Davis
    University of Baltimore
  • Monica de la Torre
    University of Washington-Seattle
  • Brian Deshazor
    Pacifica Radio
  • Jenny Doctor
    Syracuse University
  • Thomas Doherty
    Brandeis
  • William Vanden Dries
    Indiana University
  • Chrisina Dunbar-Hester
    Rutgers/USC
  • Matthew Ehrlich
    University of Illinois
  • Christine Ehrick
    University of Louisville
  • Lori Emerson
    University of Colorado
  • Ralph Engelman
    Long Island University
  • Brian Fauteux
    University of Wisconsin/Concorida U
  • Patrick Feaster
    Indiana University/ARSC
  • Dylan Flesch
    KEXP
  • Curtis Fletcher
    University of Southern California
  • Will Floyd
    Prometheus Radio Project
  • Karma Foley
    Smithsonian Network
  • Kathy Franz
    Smithsonian National Museum of American History
  • Ken Freedman
    WFMU
  • Kathy Fuller-Seely
    Univeristy of Texas
  • Jennifer Garcon
    University of Miami
  • Joshua Garret-Davis
    Princeton
  • Jose Luis Ortiz Garza
    Unviersidad Panamericana, Mexico
  • Dana Gerber-Margie
    University of Wisconsin
  • David Giovannoni
  • Kenneth Goldsmith
    Penn
  • Douglas Gomery
    UMD
  • Katie Day Good
    Miami University
  • David Goodman
    University of Melbourne
  • Emily Goodman
    Northwestern University
  • Brian Gregory
    St. Francis
  • Mary Beth Haralovich
    University of Arizona
  • Susan Haas
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Kevan Harris
    UCLA
  • Joy Hayes
    University of Iowa
  • Nicole Hemmer
    U.S. News and World Report
  • Michael Henry
    University of Maryland
  • Bruce Hevly
    University of Washington, Seattle
  • Jonathan Hiam
    New York Public Library
  • Michele Hilmes
    University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Gerd Horten
    Concordia University, Portland
  • Robert Horton
    National Museum of American History
  • Chuck Howell
    University of Maryland
  • Eric Hoyt
    University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Mary Huelsbeck
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • David Hunter
    University of Texas
  • Michael Huntsberger
    Linfield College
  • Jennifer Hyland-Wang
    independent researcher
  • Mike Janssen
    Current.org
  • Deborah Jaramillo
    Boston University
  • David Jenemann
    Unviersity of Vermont
  • A. Ross Johnson
    Hoover Institution, Wilson Center
  • Martin Johnson
    Catholic University
  • Phylis Johnson
    Southern Illinois University
  • Vicky Johnson
    UC-Irvine
  • Jeffrey Jones
    University of Georgia/Peabody
  • Sammy Jones
    CNN
  • Garth Jowett
    University of Houston
  • Sally Kane
    National Federation of Community Broadcasters
  • John Kean
    NPR, Kean Consultants
  • Amanda Keeler
    Marquette University
  • Michael Keith
    Boston College
  • Vance Kepley
    University of Wisconsin
  • Jon Kertzer
    University of Alberta
  • Bill Kirkpatrick
    Denison University
  • Seth Kotch
    University of North Carolina
  • Craig Kridel
    University of South Carolina
  • Michale Kryzanowski
    Orebro University, Sweden
  • Alex Kupfer
    CUNY-Hunter College
  • Peter La Chapelle
    Nevada State
  • Tracey Laird
    Agnes Scott College
  • Andy Lanset, John Passmore, & Mary Kidd
    WNYC
  • Laura Laplaca
    Northwestern University
  • Matthew Lasar
    Radio Survivor
  • Brice Lenthall
    Penn
  • Lawrence Lichty
    Northwestern University
  • Jason Loviglio
    University of Maryland-Baltimore County
  • Mike Lupica
    WPRB-Princeton University
  • Tony Macaluso
    Studs Terkel Archive
  • David MacFarland
    Kansas State University
  • Anne MacLennan
    University of Toronto
  • Brent Malin
    University of Pittsburgh
  • Will Mari
    University of Washington, Seattle
  • Tom Mascaro
    Bowling Green State
  • Jerry McBride
    Stanford
  • Anna McCarthy
    New York University
  • Robert McChesney
    University of Illinois
  • Tom McCourt
    Fordham University
  • Allison McCracken
    DePaul University
  • Charles McGovern
    William and Mary
  • Gary McIntyre
    Mansfield University
  • Elizabeth McLeod
    independent researcher
  • John McMurria
    University of California-San Diego
  • Megan McShea
    Smithsonian American Art
  • Melissa Meade
    Colby-Sawyer College
  • Eileen Meehan
    Southern Illinois University
  • Ross Melnick
    University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Cynthia Meyers
    College of Mt. St. Vincent
  • Jack Mitchell
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Jeremy Morris
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Robert Morrow
    Morgan State
  • John Nerone
    University of Illinois 
  • Darrell Newton
    Salisbury University
  • Len O'Kelly
    Grand Valley State University
  • Laurie Ouellette
    University of Minnesota
  • David Park
    Lake Forest College
  • Nora Patterson
    University of Iowa
  • Joel Penney
    Montclair State
  • Allison Perlman
    University of California-Irvine
  • John Durham Peters
    University of Iowa
  • Victor Pickard
    Penn
  • David Pierce
    Media History Digital Library
  • Jeff Place
    Smithsonian Folklife
  • Ethan Plaut
    Stanford University
  • David Plotkin
    CBS Radio
  • Dana Polan
    New York University
  • Gene Policinski
    Newseum
  • Jefferson Pooley
    Muhlenberg College
  • Rick Popp
    UW- Milwaukee
  • Lisa Rabin
    George Mason University
  • Elena Ratzlagova
    Concordia University, Montreal
  • Harry Rice
    Berea College
  • Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez
    University of Texas-Austin
  • Sonia Robles
    Brenau University
  • Reinaldo Román
    University of Georgia
  • John Rooke
    Emerson College
  • Eric Rothenbuhler
    Webster University
  • Alex Russo
    Catholic University
  • Avi Santo
    Old Dominion University
  • Henry Sapoznik
    Universit of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Laurie Sather
    Hagley Library
  • Barbara Savage
    Penn
  • Paddy Scannell
    University of Michigan
  • Philip Scepanski
    Vassar College
  • Peter Schaefer
    Manhattan Marymount College
  • James Schwoch
    Northwestern University
  • Eric Scott
    University of Kansas
  • Gerald Seligman
    National Recording Preservation Foundation
  • David Seubert
    University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Timothy Shaffer
    Kansas State
  • Wendy Shay
    Smithsonian National Museum of American History
  • Josh Shepperd
    Catholic University
  • Ron Simon
    Paley Center
  • Peter Simonson
    University of Colorado
  • Hugh Slotten
    University of Otago
  • Philip Smith
    Ohio State University
  • Suzanne Smith
    George Mason University
  • Susan Smulyan
    Brown University
  • Michael Socolow
    University of Maine
  • Laura Soto-Bara
    NPR
  • Lynn Spigel
    Northwestern University
  • Michael Stamm
    Michigan State University
  • Al Stavitsky
    University of Nevada-Reno
  • Carlene Stephens
    Smithsonian National Museum of American History
  • Christopher Sterling
    George Washington University
  • Kyle Stevens
    Appalachian State
  • Zachary Stiegler
    Indiana University-Pennsylvania
  • Jennifer Stoever
    SUNY-Binghamton
  • Dan Streible
    New York University
  • David Suisman
    University of Delaware
  • Chris Terry
    UW-Milwaukee
  • Derek Vaillant
    University of Michigan
  • John Vallier
    University of Washington-Seattle
  • Shawn Vancour
    New York University
  • Neil Verma
    Northwestern University
  • Ian Wagman
    Carleton University
  • Jennifer Waits
    Radio Survivor
  • Gayle Wald
    The George Washungton University
  • David Walker
    Smithsonian Folklife
  • Brian Ward
    Northumbria University
  • Janet Wasko
    University of Oregon
  • Mary Ann Watson
    Eastern Michigan University
  • Ian Whittington
    University of Mississippi
  • Mark Williams
    Dartmouth
  • Sonja Williams
    Howard University
  • Thomas Witherspoon
    SWL/Short Wave Radio
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