|Sean Mulligan with Interim Dean Kathy Crowe|
Sean Mulligan, an Archivist in Special Collections and University Archives, has been named the winner of the Staff Service Award for 2017. Created by the Head of Circulation Martha Ransley upon her retirement, the award was first given in 1998. It recognizes and rewards SHRA staff who provide outstanding leadership and service in furthering the mission of the University Libraries.
In the statement announcing his award, Mulligan was recognized for his exacting attention to detail and his willingness to help others. He was hired in 2008 as an Archivist in Special Collections and University Archives department and is responsible for processing the Libraries’ collections and creating finding aids to ensure they are available to researchers. He works on the public service desk and assists faculty and students when they need to use the collections for class projects.Additionally, Mulligan has worked tirelessly to implement professional development opportunities and morale-building programs for staff.