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Trish Nugent

Interim Dean of Libraries, Associate Dean for Engagement, Research, and Special Collections, Associate Professor



  • Monroe Library
  • Administration
  • Monroe Library
  • Special Collections and Archives


Trish Nugent is Associate Dean for Engagement, Research, and Special Collections. As the head of Special Collections and Archives, she oversees the acquisition, arrangement, description, preservation, and access to the holdings of Special Collections and Archives. Trish also oversees research and instructional services for students, faculty, and visiting researchers, and provides reference, consultation, and instruction services related to the collections. She has provided archival instruction to students and faculty across many disciplines, including history, visual arts, business and music.

Trish is a Certified Archivist (Academy of Certified Archivists) and is actively involved in local, regional and national archival organizations and professional associations. Trish has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the Center for the Conservation of Historic Art & Artifacts. She was a member of the I.M.L.S. National Leadership Grant “Strategic Planning for Collaborative Preservation” and is a founding member of the New Orleans Preservation Coalition.