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Kimberly Springer consults on oral history project design and archive, and works with TV, film, and podcast productions as an archival producer charged with research, permissions, and licensing.

She is also a Privacy Advocate with the Library Freedom Project, curates oral histories for the Oral History Archives at Columbia, and is an adjunct associate professor at Barnard College.

Her research, praxis, and publication areas include archives, privacy, and cultural studies. Dr. Springer’s publications include Living for the Revolution, Black Feminist Organizations, 1968-1980 (Duke University Press, 2005), Still Lifting, Still Climbing: African-American Women’s Contemporary Activism (New York University Press, 1999), and Stories of Oprah: the Oprahfication of American Culture (University of Mississippi Press, 2010).

Current research and writing projects include constructing an archives-based biography about Dorothy Dean and a project applying the Buddhist Dhamma to contemporary digital life.

She doesn’t typically talk about herself in the third person…in person.