Susan Barrett directs the Academic Personnel Experience portfolio in the University Technology Office. In this role, Sue collaborates with multiple teams of IT professionals and academic personnel specialists to advance the novel work of ASU faculty, researchers and academic professionals. Sue has more than 25 years of experience leading diverse, collaborative and effective teams supporting enterprise products, programs and services.
Sue is an audiovisual archivist, and her previous positions include director of the ASU Digital Repository for ASU Library, knowledge manager with the University Technology Office, and editor and archivist in the Office of the Provost. Joining ASU in 2005, she holds an MLIS in library and information science from the University of Arizona, an MAS in American media and popular culture from Arizona State University, and a BA in communication (journalism and broadcasting) from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. Sue was a journalist and editor for more than 20 years, and draws from that experience to support current projects preserving local film and news media collections. Her research focuses on participatory archival collection methods, analog and digital film preservation, cultural representation in archives, and visual and media literacy.
Sue developed the Digital Moving Image Archives (DMIA) guide for filmmakers to provide basic information about preserving digital audiovisual productions. The DMIA is used in the curriculum at the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at George Eastman House and is a Library of Congress National Film Board resource.
Association of Moving Image Archivists
Arizona Archives Alliance
Collections: A Journal for Archives and Museum Professionals (reviewer, board member)
Design for Diversity, Core Design Team, Northeastern University Library
Digital Library Federation Cultural Assessment Working Group
SPARC Privacy, Surveillance and Contracts Working Groups
ASU Project Management Network
ASU SafeZONE Ally
Connect with Sue on Twitter @suebeeinaz