Pati Threatt


Pati Threatt, a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, is the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at McNeese State University's Frazar Memorial Library where she has worked since 2003. She previously worked at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, 1994-1996; Northwestern State University of La., 1996-1999; Louisiana State University, 1999-2001; and the LOUISiana Digital Library, 2001-2004. Pati holds a B.A. in English, 1990, and a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Texas, 1995.

Pati has published articles in the fields of history, literature, and archives, and has lectured and presented programs about archives and preservation. She regularly serves as an advisor to local historical groups and has directed internships for students of Library Science. Pati is a past President of the Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association. She is a past Society of Southwest Archivists board member and is currently the Internet Outreach Committee Chair and a member of the Scholarships Committee.