Dana Kerdesky joined the Hood in May 2020 as the James Nachtwey Archives Fellow. Dana assists with the description, preservation, and accessibility of the complete archive of photojournalist and war photographer James Nachtwey. Dana holds an M.S. degree in Information Studies and an M.A. in Public History, both from the University at Albany, State University of New York. She earned her B.A. in History from the University of Delaware. Dana comes to the Hood from Historic Hudson Valley, where she oversaw a collections care program spanning several historic homes. She has also held archival internships at New York State Museum and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library.