Vietnam Center and Archive Staff Biography

Justin Saffell, Head of Information Technology
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  • Phone: 806-742-9010
  • Address:
    Texas Tech University
    PO Box 41041
    Special Collections Lib. Rm. 108
    Lubbock, TX 79409-1041

Justin Saffell began working for the Vietnam Center and Archive in August 2001 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Texas Tech University, during which time he worked for the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, and a Masters in Information and Library Science from the University of Texas at Austin. Justin started with the VNCA as the first Archivist for the Virtual Vietnam Archive. Over the years, his job responsibilities have grown and been modified into his current position as Head of Information Technology. These responsibilities include creation and maintenance of the files and databases used by the Virtual Vietnam Archive, website design and maintenance for the Vietnam Center and Archive and related sites, and evaluation, purchase and maintenance of computer software and hardware for the project, including numerous servers and a Storage Array Network of over 60TBs.