Meet the Team

Dharma Akmon, NADAC Director

Dr. Dharma Akmon is Director of the National Archive of Data on Arts and Culture. She is also Research Investigator in ICPSR at the University of Michigan. Dr. Akmon's research focuses on scientists' data management and sharing practices.

Alison Stroud, NADAC Archive Manager

Alison Stroud is the Archive Manager for NADAC, with responsibilities including project administration and data processing oversight, the creation of education materials and other resources for data users, and assistance to researchers who want to share data through NADAC. She has a Masters in Public Policy (MPP) from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a B.A. in Sociology, both from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Ms. Stroud has experience in several arts-related programs such as the Prisoner Creative Arts Project and the University of Michigan Dance Marathon.

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