Mattie Clear
Research Assistant, Design for Diversity

Mattie is a Research Associate for the IMLS National Forums funded Design for Diversity project. She is currently pursuing a MLIS in Archives Management and MA in History at Simmons University. Her research interests include highlighting the importance of material culture in understanding long over-looked peoples, the experiences of African Americans in Central Appalachia, and efforts to make archives more accessible and welcoming to all individuals.