Nik Kendziorski has worked with the Center of Southwest Studies since 2000 and joined the staff full-time in 2006. As Archives Manager, Nik oversees the care and management of archival collections including photographs, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, oral histories, and digital archival materials. Nik connects researchers with the Center’s archival collections, providing access and support to the Fort Lewis College community as well as the general public. He supervises interns, work-study students, and volunteers working hands-on in the archives, and collaborates with faculty from various academic departments to integrate archival materials into coursework. Nik has worked in the public history, museum, and archives field for twenty-five years and completed a B.A. in History from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, and an M.A. in American Studies from the University of Wyoming.