Krista McCracken (She/They) is a public history professional currently working as an Archives Supervisor at Algoma University’s Arthur A. Wishart Library and Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Métis people. Krista’s research interests include community archives, residential schools, access, educational outreach and Northern Ontario.
She is a co-editor of the popular Canadian history website Activehistory.ca. Krista also currently serves as the co-chair of the National Council on Public History Membership Committee and is a member of the Steering Committee on Canada’s Archives – Response to the Report on the Truth and Reconciliation Task Force. When she’s not working she can be found drinking tea, watching Doctor Who, and editing Wikipedia.
On twitter: @kristamccracken