Steve Weiss is Curator of UNC Chapel Hill Library’s Southern Folklife Collection, one of the nation’s foremost archives dedicated to American Vernacular Music. Steve teaches audiovisual archives management as an adjunct professor in UNC’s School of Information and Library Science. He has written and managed multiple successful grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and The Grammy Foundation. Prior to his work at UNC, he worked for the Motion Picture Sound and Video Branch of the National Archives and Records Administration and CNN’s Washington, DC Bureau. Steve holds an M.I.L.S. in Information and Library Studies from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Audio Technology from American University.