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Susan Barrett

Product Manager
University Staff, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6312
Biography: 

Susan Barrett is the Portfolio Director for the Academic Personnel Actions Reporting System at Arizona State University. In this role, Sue provides leadership in the application of technology to advance the novel work of ASU academic personnel. 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, an MAS in film studies, and a BA in communication. Sue was a journalist and news editor for more than 20 years, and draws from that experience to support current projects preserving local film and news media collections. Her interests include analog and digital film preservation, cultural representation in archival collections, 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.

Professional Associations

Association of Moving Image Archivists
Arizona Archives Alliance
Collections: A Journal for Archives and Museum Professionals (board member)
Design for Diversity, Core Design Team, Northeastern University Library
Digital Library Federation Cultural Assessment Working Group
ASU Project Management Network
ASU SafeZONE Ally

Pronouns: she/her
Connect with Sue on Twitter @suebeeinaz