Molly Hardy

Senior Program Officer



Division of Preservation and Access

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Molly Hardy is a Senior Program Officer in the Division of Preservation and Access, where she is the coordinator for the National Digital Newspaper Program. Hardy received her AB from Bowdoin College and PhD in English from the University of Texas at Austin, where she also worked at the Harry Ransom Center. Before coming to NEH, she was the director of digital and book history initiatives at the American Antiquarian Society. Her research, which focuses on the remediation of colonial and U.S. special collections in the digital age, has appeared in American Literary History, Early American Literature, Early American Studies, and William and Mary Quarterly.