Sherry Tuffin

University of Windsoe (Canada) – B.A. English

Wayne State University — 2009-2010 HASTAC* SCholar

Sherry served as a Graduate Research Assistant at Wayne State University on a variety of projects including Digital Learning & Developmental Environment Grant (WSU); Library Book Reviewer and Blogger, and Editor of Library Digital magazine L+ideas at Lawrence Technological University; and the Yankee Air Museum. Sherry conducted the WWII Oral Histories at the Yankee Air Museum through a Ford Motor Co. grant which included a Marine at Battle of Okinawa, a 369 Bomb Group Medic, a Ranger at D-Day, and an Air Commander Transit Pilot. She also serves as a Book Reviewer for: Gold Seal Reviews (California) and Reedsy/Discovery (Great Britain).

Sherry Tuffin is the Lawrence Technological University (LTU) library book reviewer and creator of the LTU book review blog Book Looks. Additionally, she is the host of the library non-traditional monthly book discussion group and is the editor of the library’s digital magazine L+ideas. She also does book reviews for the Michigan Oral History Association’s newsletter and for Reedsy/Discovery (London, England). She graduated with an BA in English from the University of Windsor (Canada). During her time in the MLIS program at Wayne State University she was chosen as the 2009 HASTAC* scholar with a focus on digital storytelling and co-hosted a HASTAC International Digital Storytelling Forum in 2009. Her background in oral history includes: family oral histories, academic oral histories and WWII veterans oral histories as part of a project for the Yankee Air Museum that was funded by a Ford grant. When not writing book reviews or working on oral histories, she is a public speaker on topics as varied as Hidden Secrets of Belle Isle, It Happened in Detroit First, and Remembering Motown. Time permitting she is a tour director for TravelwithNance Tours. Sherry loves the diverse storytelling opportunities provided by oral histories, book reviews, book clubs, digital magazines, public talks, and tours.

*Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory

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