Doug Erickson

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Archivist and Head of Special Collections
Lewis and Clark College,
Portland, Oregon

Doug Erickson has been a member of the faculty of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, since 1993. He is co-author of three books: William Stafford: an Exhibit Catalog and Bibliography (Lewis and Clark College: Ash Creek Press, 2000), The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition A Bibliography and Essays (Lewis and Clark College, 2003), and Jefferson's Western Explorations: Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and William Dunbar (Arthur H. Clark, 2004).

He has curated, lectured, and written text for exhibits on the American West that have been mounted at the Library of Congress, M.I.T, University of Virginia, CUNY- Graduate Center, The Jefferson Library at Monticello, American Philosophical Society, Academy of Science, Boston Atheneum, University of Washington, University of Oregon, and the The University of San Francisco.

Doug has served as a consultant for academic researchers and organization including National Public Radio, Yale University, The University of California-Berkeley, and Stanford University. He has also taught courses on the American West, as well as on Archives and Special Collections at Portland State University, Emporia State University, and the University of Illinois, and been a consultant to many government agencies, universities and colleges, business, and non profits regarding Lewis and Clark, Archival Management, Books, and Libraries.

He is the past president of the NorthWest Area Archivists Association, and current Vice President of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation's Oregon Chapter.

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