Phil MacLeod joined Emory’s Robert W. Woodruff Library in 2008 as the bibliographer for Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American & Caribbean Studies. He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Iowa, an MA and PhD from Tulane University (both in Latin American Studies) and an MLIS. Phil has worked in various capacities for Tulane University’s Latin American Library, Yale University’s Manuscripts & Archives Division and Latin American Collection. Prior to his arrival at Emory he was the Librarian for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies for the University of California, Irvine.
Phil serves as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Electronic Resources for the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) 2010-2013. He was also elected to serve a three-year term on the Executive Board of the Latin American Microforms Project (LAMP) in 2010.
Over the past 3 years Phil has made acquisitions trips to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and Spain to the expand the Emory University Libraries’ collection of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American holdings.