Archivist | Inquisitive Collections Consultant
“I am passionate about uncovering collections that reveal untold stories. I strive to make collections accessible and searchable for generations to come.”
Work at HAI
At HAI, Nikole is an archivist, historian, and project manager. She works with clients to discover, organize, preserve, and make historical archival collections accessible. Always eager to uncover historical treasures, Nikole enjoys diving into new collections to determine the best way to protect and share the materials in a way that will resonate with the intended audience.
Nikole specializes in congressional collections but relishes the opportunity to find something new, regardless of the collection type. She completes assessments and inventories, processes, preserves, and digitizes files in digital and analog formats alike.
Her clients include:
- American Battle Monuments Commission
- Carnegie Institute of Science
- Chevy Chase Land Company
- Hershey Community Archives
- Niagara Falls Public Library
- Pearson Education
- Santa Clara University
- Society for Science and the Public
- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
- U.S. National Park Service
- Various United States Congressional Members
Path to HAI
Before joining HAI in 2016, Nikole worked for Salisbury University, processing local collections for the Edward H. Nabb Research Center. From there she went on to work for DuPont, assisting with their EPA-compliant scientific archives.
Nikole holds bachelor’s degrees in history and art history from Bloomsburg University and a master’s degree in history from Salisbury University, where she published a thesis on Tudor England. In 2013, she received her second master’s degree in Library and Information Science with a concentration in archives from Drexel. She is an active member of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress (ACSC).