Kathy Carbone

Kathy Carbone
Kathy is the performing arts librarian and institute archivist in the Division of Library and Information Resources, a School of Music faculty member and as well an adjunct faculty member in the School of Critical Studies. She teaches courses in music research methodologies and archival art-making. Her research centers on contemporary art productions with archives; affect, movement, and agency in regard to records; social justice practices in the arts and archives; and, archival ethnography and pedagogy. She has published in the journals Archival Science, Archivaria, and Archives and Records. A former contemporary dancer, improviser, and choreographer, Kathy collaborated with musicians and dancers through improvisation and set material in theater and gallery based live performance events for over 25 years. Kathy holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies, with a focus in Archival Studies from UCLA, an MLIS from Kent State University, an MA in Dance and Music and a BFA in Dance from Ohio University.