University of Minnesota
Immigration History Research Center

Immigration History Research Center's home page.


Staff List



IHRC Archives

(College of Liberal Arts)

(Archives and Special Collections, University Libraries)

Erika Lee
Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History
and Director
Phone: 612-625-5573, Email:


Ellen Engseth
Curator, IHRC Archives
Head, Migration and Social Services Collections (IHRC Archives, Social Welfare History Archives, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, YMCA Archives)
612-625-0553, Email:

Saengmany Ratsabout
Program Coordinator
612-625-2387, Email:
Daniel Necas
612-625-6581, Email:

Elizabeth Venditto
Research Assistant

Sara Wakefield
Reference Librarian
612-626-5928, Email:
Mai Tong Yang
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Leah Kinnard
Student Archives Assistant
Morgan Peter
Student Assistant
Hope Shinn
Student Archives Assistant

  Josh Olson
Student Archives Assistant