Podcasts Featuring MARA Faculty


We invite you to listen to industry-produced podcasts with invited faculty members from the Master of Archives and Records Administration program, who discuss topics related to archives, records and information governance.  

IG Talk with Robert Smallwood Featuring Professor Patricia Franks

Professor Patricia Franks chats with Robert Smallwood about the Master of Archives and Records Administration program. She gives a brief overview of the fully online master’s degree program; discusses career opportunities for individuals skilled in archives, records, and information governance; addresses industry trends; and talks about her research in the field. She also defines the alphabet soup of acronyms for the many credentials available for archives, records, and information governance professionals.

Recorded February 13, 2020



Council of State Archivists Presents “In Conversation with Dr. Patricia C. Franks”

The Council of State Archivists’ Conversation Series focuses on contemporary issues shaping the work of state archives. In this podcast, Professor Patricia Franks discusses some of the trends in archival education as students and emerging professionals face the challenges of today’s archives. 

Recorded November 11, 2020


An Archivist’s Tale Episode 113: My Work is My Hobby

Professor Patricia Franks tells us how a grant opportunity from the New York State Archives led her to records and information management and eventually into a rich career of teaching and writing.

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