Project Jukebox

Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Leslie McCartney

Leslie McCartney

Originally from Canada, Leslie McCartney came to Alaska in 2012 and is the Curator of Oral History at Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In this capacity, she oversees Project Jukebox and the oral history collections, develops new oral history projects, conducts oral history interviews, and teaches. Leslie has led a number of oral history projects in several countries.  In the Northwest Territories of Canada, she led the Gwich'in Elders Biographies Research Project for the Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute (GSCI), and then became their Executive Director.  In London, England, she led the King's Cross Voices Oral History Project which is now housed within the Camden Local Studies and Archives collections.  In Dublin, Ireland, she was the Research Officer for the Trinity Immigration Initiative at the University of Dublin Trinity College.

Leslie helped with the Dangerous Ice Project by being videographer on the March 31, 2012 Tanana River fieldtrip and working on website development.

Leslie McCartney appears in the following new Jukebox projects: