Interim Dean of the Library, Iowa State University
Hilary Seo is an Associate Professor and Interim Dean of the Iowa State University Library since June 2019. She also serves as Associate Dean for Curation Services overseeing Digital Scholarship and Initiatives, Preservation and Stacks, and Special Collections and University Archives departments. She was also part of the 2018-19 ARL Leadership Fellows cohort. Before these appointments, she served as the Head of Preservation and Digital Initiatives for the ISU library, and Preservation Librarian at the Georgetown University Law Library. Her master’s degree in library science is from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with advanced training in preservation from the University of Texas at Austin, and her bachelor’s degree is from the University of California, Santa Barbara. In addition to her Certificate of Advanced Study in Preservation Administration, she interned at the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities in the book conservation lab.