Karen Jean Hunt

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Karen Jean Hunt
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Years: 1985-1987
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[edit] Karen Jean Hunt

Karen Jean Hunt is the African Studies and African American Studies Librarian at Duke University. Hunt grew up in Detroit, Michigan. A graduate of Mumford High School, Class of 1974, she enlisted in the United States Air Force at 17. Stationed at Norton Air Force Base, in San Bernardino, California, she was an active member of the Norton AFB Honor Guard and Drill Team. Leaving the military in 1980, she attended California State University Long Beach. Hunt graduated with a B.A. in English (Creative Writing), in 1983, and enrolled in a graduate English program at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. In 1985, Hunt joined the Peace Corps and was sent to Kenya for two years. Returning to Wright State in 1988, Hunt received her M.A. in Public History in 1989. After a year at the National Archives and Records Administration, Hunt relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1991. In 1992, she returned to Michigan to attend graduate school at the University of Michigan. Graduating from the School of Information and Library Studies in eleven months, Hunt began work at The College of William and Mary in the fall of 1993. In 1996, she became the California State University Archivist and Head of the Department of Special Collections and University Archivist for California State University, Dominguez Hills. In 1997, she created the California State University Archives Association. Leaving California in 2002, Hunt moved cross-country, relocating to Durham, North Carolina. Along with her employment at Duke, Hunt is a volunteer for the American Red Cross.

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