Pam Hackbart-Dean

Pam Hackbart-Dean has been Director of the Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale since 2006. Previously she was head of Special Collections & Archives at Georgia State University. From 1990 to 2000, she was the processing archivist for the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Study at the University of Georgia.

Hackbart-Dean has been active in many professional archival organizations, including the Academy of Certified Archivists, the Midwest Archives Conference and the Society of Georgia Archivists. She currently serves as a member on the Society of American Archivists Council.

Hackbart-Dean received her MA in history from the University of Connecticut, and is a graduate of the NEH/SAA Preservation Management Training Program and the Archives Leadership Institute (ALI). She has conducted a number of workshops on arrangement and description, as well as published articles on the subject.