Special Collections Research Center

SCRC Staff Directory

Lynn Eaton, Director

703.993.2221, leaton4@gmu.edu

B.A. in English from James Madison University
M.A. in College Student Personnel Services from Miami University
MLS from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lynn's research and work interests include digital collections, digital humanities, community archives, outreach, and leadership.

Liz Beckman, Manuscripts and Archives Librarian

703.993.5282, ebeckman@gmu.edu

B.A. in History from Kenyon College
MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh

Amanda Brent, Processing Coordinator

703.993.3559, abrent3@gmu.edu

B.A. in English with a focus on British and American Literature from Southern Oregon University
MLS with a specialization in Archives and Digital Curation from the University of Maryland, College Park

Amanda's academic interests include the performing arts, particularly musical theatre of the 20th century, literature, film and pop culture studies, and fashion history.

Kelsey Kim, C-SPAN Digital Project Archivist

703.993.4084, kkim48@gmu.edu

B.A. in History with a minor in Art History and Curatorial Studies from Brigham Young University
M.A. in History of Decorative Arts at George Mason University. 

Kelsey worked at the National Archives and Records Administration in various capacities for two and a half years, then became the Digital Archivist at the National Museum of Health and Medicine, before starting at George Mason University in October 2018.  Her specialty is archival digitization, and her academic interests include material culture and American religious history.

Brittney Falter, Research Services Coordinator

703.993.2058, bfalter@gmu.edu

B.A. in History from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a specialization in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
M.A. in History from George Mason University with a certificate in Digital Humanities.

Brittney began working at SCRC while in the graduate program in history and fell in love with archives. Since then, she has worked with processing collections before moving to her current position, helping students, faculty, and community members access our collections. Her interests and hobbies include social history, nutrition and learning new things.

Samara Carter, University Records Officer

703.993.2201, scarte25@gmu.edu

B.A. in Theater Production and Journalism from Earlham College
MLIS in Archiving and Records Management from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Samara was the first records management intern at the National Archives and Records Administration and is completing further records management certification from the Institute of Certified Records Managers.

Bob Vay, Technology and Exhibitions Archivist

703.993.9513, rvay@gmu.edu

B.A. and M.A. in History from George Mason University
Certified Archivist (CA)

Bob has been at Mason for nearly thirty-four years, both as a student and an employee. His main passion at work is to research and write about the history of the university, and is known to some as Mason’s unofficial university historian.

Joyce Ehui, Oral History Program Coordinator (GRA)

703.993.9796, ohp@gmu.edu

B.A. in Political Sciences and International Relations from Virginia Commonwealth University
M.A. Public Policy at George Mason University (current)