iSchool mourns the loss of Bernadette Callery, Assistant Professor

The faculty, staff and students at the iSchool were saddened to learn of the death of Bernadette Callery, Assistant Professor at the School, on July 27, 2012. Dr. Callery has taught in the Archives, Preservation and Records Management (APRM) specialization since 2007. Dr. Callery will be greatly missed for her dedication to students, her passion for education, and her remarkable ability to share her vast theoretical and practical knowledge in the classroom, the museum, and the library.

Dr. Callery was the Lead Faculty for the APRM specialization, with particular responsibility for coordinating the Field Experiences for APRM students. Her courses, always much sought-after, addressed Archives and Records Management, Preservation Management, Museum Archives, Digital Preservation, and the History of Books Printing and Publishing. In addition, she was the founder and organizer for the Preservation Fair: Saving Your Family Treasures, an event at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History which was co-sponsored by the iSchool. Dr. Callery joined the iSchool faculty in 2008 after serving as the Museum Librarian at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History since 1995. Dr. Callery earned her PhD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences in 2002; her Masters of Art at the University of Chicago in 1971 and her Bachelor of Arts from Seton Hill College in 1969.