Sarah Milligan


A native of Oklahoma, Sarah Milligan returned home in 2014 to join the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program at the OSU library after working as the administrator of the Kentucky Oral History Commission at the Kentucky Historical Society (2007-2014) and as a folklife specialist for the Kentucky Folklife Program (2005-2007). She has worked extensively in oral history outreach, including providing training for new interview production as well as offering technical assistance to oral history collection holders. Her areas of interest lie in cultural ethnography, digital preservation, and the intersection of oral history and digital humanities. She remains active in the Oral History Association and the American Association of State and Local History. In 2012, Milligan became part of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach Trainer Network and is a member of the 2011 class of the Developing History Leaders @ the Seminar for Historical Administrators.