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Special Collections Staff

General Contact: ~ 410-837-4253

staff photoAiden Faust, Head of Special Collections ~ 410-837-4334
Aiden earned his MLS in Archives and Records Management from the University of Maryland College Park and his MA in Historical Studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. His experience includes positions at the National Park Service, the University of Maryland Libraries, and the Baltimore City Archives. Aiden’s writing appears in exhibition catalogs for the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Museum of Arts and Design, the Museum of Biblical Art, and the David C. Driskell Series of African American Art. 

staff photo Maggie Dull, Metadata and Digital Curation Librarian ~ 410-837-4209

Maggie earned her MLIS from the University of Washington and her MA in Victorian Studies from the University of London. Her library experience includes positions at Goucher College, University of Portland, and Vassar College. She is an active member of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services and a contributor to Library Quarterly and the Journal of Library Innovation. Maggie serves as the department’s coordinator for digital collections, digital preservation, and digital initiatives. 

staff photo Angela Koukoui, Archival Technician ~ 410-837-4268

Angela is a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts and is pursuing her BA in Integrated Arts from the University of Baltimore. After a successful career in communications finance, Angela founded her own community arts program to teach dance to Baltimore youth. In her archival work, she curated The Baltimore Cultural Arts Program, 1964-1993 photography exhibit at UB and worked on the Preserve the Baltimore Uprising project at the Maryland Historical Society. Angela coordinates community outreach and advocacy initiatives in Special Collections.

staff photoAdele Marley, Library Services Technician ~ 410-837-5470
Adele earned her BA in English from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Her professional experience includes positions as a collections manager of visual resources at the Maryland Institute College of Art and as a freelance journalist for the Baltimore City Paper. Her writing appears in Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America. Adele coordinates public services for Special Collections and manages the department's Research Room in Learning Commons 215. 

staff photo John Mealey, Executive Director, Society of Colonial Wars

John earned his BA in History from the University of Baltimore and has served as the University's liaison to the General Society of Colonial Wars since 1998. He is the lead researcher on the society's comprehensive index of members and ancestor service histories. His publications include the General Society of Colonial Wars' Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members and Honoring Our Colonial History: Tablets, Monuments and Memorials Placed by the Society of Colonial Wars, 1892-2010

staff photoFatemeh Rezaei, Archivist ~ 410-837-5047
Fatemeh earned her Bachelor and Master of Library Science from Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran, Iran. Her library experience includes positions at the Norfolk Public Library and the National Library and Archives of Iran, as well as work in the private sector as a document manager. Fatemeh's research focuses on knowledge management infrastructures. Within the department, she serves as the archivist for institutional records and leads instruction sessions in archival literacy and research using primary sources.