Special Collections & Archives Staff
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Aiden Faust, Associate Director
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 is the author of “Social History in the Archives: Baltimore's Enduring Legacy,” in Baltimore Revisited: Stories of Inequality and Resistance in a US City.
Fatemeh Rezaei, Archivist
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, digital curation, and digital preservation. Within the department, she serves as the archivist for institutional records, audio-visual collections, and digital preservation initiatives.
Laura Bell, Archivist
Laura earned her MLS in Archives and Records Management from Indiana University. Her experience includes positions at the Smithsonian Institution, West Virginia University, and Indiana University. Laura’s research interests include digital curation, media digitization, and digital preservation. Within the department, her focus is collection management of the Baltimore Regional Studies Archives, where she serves as the processing archivist. She also coordinates social media for the library.
Angela Koukoui, Outreach and Public Services Coordinator
Angela earned her BA in Integrated Arts from the University of Baltimore. After a 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 UBalt and worked on the Preserve the Baltimore Uprising project at the Maryland Historical Society. Within the department, Angela coordinates public services and leads instruction sessions in archival literacy.