Meridith Mink

Program Officer

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Meridith Mink is a Program Officer in the Division of Research, where she leads the Archaeological and Ethnographic Field Research program. Her research interests include the history of anthropology and ethnohistory. Meridith holds a BA in archaeology and an MA in history from Simon Fraser University, and a PhD in the history of science, medicine, and technology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before coming to NEH, she was the Associate Director of the Constellations humanities program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Meridith was a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) postdoctoral research fellow in early modern data curation at Indiana University. She has also led program assessments for CLIR related to digital preservation, which resulted in open-access reports including Keepers of Our Digital Future. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Anthropological ArchaeologyHistoire sociale/Social History, and the Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative.