Associate Professor, School of Information
University of Michigan
Margaret Hedstrom is a Professor at the School of Information, University of Michigan where she teaches in the areas of archives, electronic records management, and digital preservation. She is PI for the SEAD (Sustainable Environment/Actionable Data) DataNet project funded by NSF. SEAD is a collaboration among researchers at the University of Michigan, Indiana University, and University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign that is providing data management, digital preservation and access tools and services for researchers in the field of sustainability science. She also heads a NSF-sponsored traineeship (IGERT) at the University of Michigan called "Open Data" that is investigating tools and policies for data sharing and data management in partnership with faculty and doctoral students in bioinformatics, computer science, information science, and materials research.