Camilla MacKay

Director of Library Research, Instruction, and Patron Services and Scholarly Communications Librarian
Camilla MacKay headshot


Phone 610-526-7910
Location Carpenter Library A17
Office Hours



J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law
Ph.D., University of Michigan (Classical Art and Archaeology)
Master of Science in Information, University of Michigan
A.B., Bryn Mawr College (Greek)

Areas of Focus

Archaeology, Classics, History of Art, Philosophy
Open access, copyright, scholarly communications


Camilla MacKay came to Bryn Mawr originally as head of Carpenter Library, and is now Director of Library Research, Instruction, and Patron Services, and Scholarly Communications Librarian. Before coming to Bryn Mawr, she served as head of the Blegen Library at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. She has been a senior editor of the open access journal Bryn Mawr Classical Review since 2007; as senior editor, she oversees with the editorial review process and publication of completed reviews. She has taught a class on cultural property at Bryn Mawr, and has worked on excavations and surveys in Greece, Ukraine, and Tunisia, and has published medieval pottery from several sites in Greece and on issues of scholarly communication; a particular interest is promoting open access. She completed a J.D. at Temple University in 2024.