Karin Wulf

Director and Librarian, John Carter Brown Library and Professor of History

Karin Wulf is Beatrice and Julio Mario Santo Domingo Director and Librarian, John Carter Brown Library.  In that role, she is responsible for overseeing all programmatic and administrative activities of the Library as well as providing strategic direction for all of the Library’s priorities. She further works to enhance and grow the Library’s collection as a leading collection for the Early Americas and an international center for advanced research in history and the humanities.  She is also professor of History at Brown University. 

Prior to assuming her current role in 2021, Karin was Executive Director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture and Professor of History at William & Mary.  A blogger for The Scholarly Kitchen, where she writes about humanities publishing and a past member of the ORCID board, she is also a cofounder of Women Also Know History, a media and curriculum tool for promoting the work of women historians. She tweets @kawulf.