Ricardo L. Punzalan is assistant professor of archives and digital curation at the College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park. He is also affiliate assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Maryland institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) and co-directs Maryland’s Museum Scholarship and Material Culture program. He is recipient of an early-career grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to study and develop strategies to assess the impact of access to digitized ethnographic archives for academic and Indigenous community users. He currently runs a research and fellowship program to enhance agricultural data curation efforts at the U.S. National Agricultural Library. Punzalan holds a Ph.D. in Information as well as graduate certificates in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) and Museum Studies from the University of Michigan. He previously taught on the faculty of the University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies.