Curator of Collections, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Danielle Kovacs is the curator of collections at the Special Collections and University Archives at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Prior to this position, Kovacs worked in the manuscript divisions of both the New Jersey Historical Society and the Morgan Library & Museum. A longtime resident of western Massachusetts, she attended Mount Holyoke College as an undergraduate before pursuing a graduate degree in 19th-century literature at the University of Virginia and a master's in library and information science (archives concentration) from Simmons College.
An active member of the New England Archivists and Massachusetts Library Association, Kovacs resides in Easthampton with her cat, Helen, who has made numerous guest appearances in LIS 415: Information Organization lectures.