Trevor James Bond
Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Speaker, Panel 3, Why Partner?
Trevor James Bond is the Co-Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and the Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives and Special Collections at the Washington State University (WSU) Libraries. He is currently working on projects funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Mellon Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies. He has presented widely at professional conferences and published articles on collecting and enhancing access to special collections. Trevor received his Master's in Library and Information Science with a specialization in Archives and Preservation Management and a Masters in Ancient History at UCLA. He recently completed his Ph.D. in Public and Western History at WSU. His dissertation titled, “Why should we have to buy our own things back?” The struggle over the Spalding-Allen Collection, explores the Nez Perce Tribe’s successful effort to purchase the earliest documented collection of their material culture from the Ohio Historical Society. He is currently writing a book chapter on WSU’s longest serving president and noted collector, Ernest O. Holland (1915-1945).