Dr. Shadrack Katuu
Independent Archives and Records Management Expert
Dr. Shadrack Katuu completed his undergraduate degree in Kenya, master’s studies in Canada and doctoral studies in South Africa. He was previously an information management officer with the United Nations in Baghdad (Iraq), information management officer at the United Nations Mission in Juba (South Sudan), and head of the of the Records Unit at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna (Austria). He also held the position of archives/records officer at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. (US).
He has previously held several positions including manager of information systems in Mr. Nelson Mandela’s post-presidential office at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. He has worked as information analyst at the South African History Archive in Johannesburg (South Africa). He has also been full-time lecturer at the University of Botswana, as well as guest-lectured in several universities in Barbados, Canada, South Africa, and the USA.
Katuu has served in various editorial boards: American Archivist: Journal of the Society of American Archivist (2019–present), Archivaria – The Journal of the Association of Canadian Archivists (2019–present), Archives and Manuscripts – The Journal of the Australian Society of Archivists (2010–present), Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council of Archives Journal (2003–2007), Journal of the South African Society of Archivists (2011–present) and is a member of the ARMA Educational Foundation Scholarship committee (2020–present). He has authored or co-authored several peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed publications that have been cited more than 800 times (see http://goo.gl/sJ3qBG ).