Gregory S. Hunter

Dr. Gregory S. Hunter is a Professor in the Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University, where he directs the Certificate of Advanced Study in Archives and Records Management. He holds a Ph.D. and two master’s degrees from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University in New York. Dr. Hunter is both a Certified Archivist and a Certified Records Manager. He previously served as Manager of Corporate Records for ITT Corporation and Director of Archival Programs for the United Negro College Fund. From 2004-2009, Dr. Hunter served as Principal Archivist and Records Manager on a team headed by Lockheed Martin to build the Electronic Records Archives (ERA) for the National Archives and Records Administration; the team was awarded a $308 million contract in September 2005. Dr. Hunter is co-inventor on four patents in the area of digital preservation submitted by the project team in the United States and the European Union. In 2017, Dr. Hunter completed a six-year term as Editor of The American Archivist, the premier peer-reviewed journal in the field. Two of his books have received awards from the Society of American Archivists. In the last three years, Dr. Hunter has received $2.2 million in external funding to digitize materials in local historical societies and to make available Robert Moses’ archival legacy on Long Island.

Products by Gregory S. Hunter: 
Image for Preserving Digital Information: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians
Image for Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, Third Edition
Image for Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, Second Edition: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians