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Jay-Marie Bravent

University of Kentucky
Director of Research Services and Education
Lexington, KY
Jay-Marie Bravent (formerly Jaime Marie Burton) currently serves as Director of Research Services & Education at the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Jay-Marie previously served as Education & Outreach Archivist at UK, College Archivist and Assistant Professor at Berea College, and Assistant Special Collections Librarian at the Maryland Historical Society. Jay-Marie is a Certified Archivist and holds a Master of Arts in Historical Studies from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a concentration in Public History/Policy Administration, completing a thesis focused on the history of Daniels, MD, and flooding in the Patapsco Valley. Jay-Marie\'s research interests include environmental history, while current archival work includes implementing the Metrics and Measures for Public Services and the Teaching with Primary Sources Guidelines.