Lae'l Hughes-Watkins

Lae'l Hughes-Watkins

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the University Archives program, provides effective access to historically significant records, in all formats, created by and about Kent State University. Also, plays an important role in the University‚Äôs records retention program, participates in instruction, reference assistance, and development of collections that are part of University Archives including the May 4 Collection
  • Manages the Kent State Shootings Oral History project
  • Facilitates tours of archival collections and services
  • Participates in outreach programming
  • Responsible for social media platforms, generating and updating platforms, including Facebook, blog, Twitter, and Pinterest, analyzes statistical reports and tracks user engagement


Job Title

University Archivist, Assistant Professor




University Library, Room 1011