Denise Anthony

Lecturer, School of Information and Library Science (SILS)
919/962-3638
Manning Hall, Room 214A
anthonyd@email.unc.edu

Expertise and interests:
Archives and historical collections

Education:
B.S. (Biochemistry), Michigan State University
M.L.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Biography: 
Denise Anthony has been a SILS faculty member since 2013. She had previously been the lead faculty for archives and special collections at the University of Denver’s Library and Information Science Program, where she taught a variety of classes for seven years. Prior to that, she spent many years in Michigan, acquiring an undergraduate degree in biochemistry at Michigan State University and working for a pharmaceutical company before returning to school for a new career. Her graduate degrees, an M.L.S. and Ph.D., are from the original library science program at the School of Information at the University of Michigan. During those academic years, she gained extensive practical experience working at the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections, consulting for the State Archives of Michigan, and acting as coordinator for UM students tasked with processing and describing the records of the Pan Africanist Congress, which are held at the University of Fort Hare, South Africa.

Courses Recently Taught:
556: Introduction to Archives and Records Management
690-207: Community Archiving
754: Access, Outreach, and Public Service in Cultural Heritage Repositories
384: Information and Computer Ethics
757: Principles and Practices of Archival Description