Michelle is originally from Atlanta, Georgia where she received a BFA in Printmaking from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She completed pre-program internships at the Georgia Archives and Emory University in Atlanta and the University of Washington Libraries in Seattle. Last summer, Michelle interned at the University of Michigan Libraries and this summer she traveled to Paris for an internship at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. She is spending her third year at Stanford University Libraries in Redwood City, California as a book conservation intern. Michelle is an Andrew W. Mellon Library and Archives Conservation Fellow.