Gregory S. Hunter, Ph.D.
Certified Archivist
Certified Records Manager



  • President, Hunter Information Management Services, Inc. (1990-)
  • Professor, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University (1990-). Director, Certificate Program in Archives and Records Management (1990-).  Director, Doctor of Philosophy in Information Studies (2009-).
  • Principal Archivist and Records Manager, Lockheed Martin Team building the Electronic Records Archives (ERA) for the National Archives and Records Administration (2004-2008)
  • Manager of Corporate Records, ITT Corporation World Headquarters (1984-90)
  • Director of Archival Programs, United Negro College Fund, Inc. (1978-84)


  • New York University: Ph.D. in American History (1989); M.Phil. (1979); M.A. (1977); and Certificate in Archival Administration (1978)
  • St. John's University: B.A., Summa Cum Laude (1975)

Adjunct Teaching

  • Columbia University, School of Library Service, 1987-1992
  • St. John's University, Division of Library and Information Science, 1985-89
  • Long Island University, Palmer School of Library and Information Science, 1986-87
  • University of Puerto Rico, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1994
  • Georgia Archives Institute, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Modern Archives Institute, National Archives and Records Administration, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Western Archives Institute, 2013

Professional Activities

  • Academy of Certified Archivists: Founding President (1989-90); Examination Development Committee (1995-97)
  • Society of American Archivists: Chair, Committee on Education and Professional Development (1989-90); Vice Chair, Business and Archives Section (1988-89); Chair, Publications Board (1998-99); elected a Fellow (2004); Fellows Steering Committee (2008- , Chair, 2010- ); Editor, The American Archivist (2012- ); Publications Committee (2012- )
  • Mid-Atlantic regional Archives Conference: Treasurer (1986-90); Steering Committee (1988-89); Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, Fall 1999 Meeting
  • Long Island Archives Conference: Vice Chair (1988-94)
  • Organization of American Historians: Committee on Research and Access to Historical Documentation (1993-96); Joint Committee on Archivists and Historians (1993-95)
  • Charter Member, New York State Local Government Records Advisory Council (LGRAC), 1987-89
  • Author of eight books, including:
    • Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, Third Edition (Chicago:  ALA Editions/ Neal-Schuman, 2020 forthcoming)
    • Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, Second Edition (New York:  Neal-Schuman, 2003).  Winner of the Society of American Archivists' 2004 Waldo Gifford Leland Award.
    • Preserving Digital Information (New York:  Neal-Schuman, 2000).  Winner of the Society of American Archivists' 2001 Preservation Publication Award.
    • Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives (New York: Neal-Schuman, 1997).
    • Hector R. Skifter: Radio Pioneer, Industrial Leader, and Defense Advisor, 1901-1964 (Northfield, MN: St. Olaf College Press, 1997)
    • The Manhattan Company: Managing a Multiunit Corporation in New York City, 1799-1842 (New York: Garland, 1989)
  • Series Editor, The Archivist's and Records Manager's Bookshelf (Neal-Schuman Publishers)
  • Author of more than 25 articles and book chapters published in: Harvard Business Review, American Archivist, Journal of American History, Inform, Records and Retrieval Report, Information Management Journal, History News, Business and Economic History, Long Island Newsday, and The Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography
  • Delivered more than 200 papers and presentations on archives, records management, corporate history, micrographics, electronic imaging, electronic records, and organizational change issues

A full biography also is available.

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