Krista McCracken (She/They) is a public history professional and archivist. She works as an Archives Supervisor at Algoma University’s Arthur A. Wishart Library and Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, in Baawating (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Métis people. Krista’s research interests include community archives, residential schools, access, and outreach.
She is an 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