Welcome, new members: Luisa Escobar, Sara Stigberg

Luisa Escobar is...

Luisa Escobar is the new Library Coordinator at the Centro de Investigaciones Regionales de Mesoamérica (CIRMA) in Antigua, Guatemala. Before coming to CIRMA, she worked as the director of the Colección Virginia B. Shook at the Unviersidad del Valle in Guatemala City.  From 2000 to 2013, she inventoried, digitized and worked in conserving the Edwin M. Shook archive.  She also worked with the Marion Popenoe de Hatch and Juan Pedro Laporte archives.
Luisa is an archaeologist (MA from university of Miami) and has directed different projects in South Coast, Petén and Altiplano of Guatemala.

Sara Stigberg is the Art Collection Public Services Librarian at Northwestern University Library. She received her MLIS from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and her MA in Art History from Tulane University, where she focused on Latin American colonial art. A particular interest is mural painting in Mexico, especially from the 16th and 17th centuries. Current projects include expanding the holdings in Latin American art and art history at Northwestern University Library.