About Heather Sloan

Heather Sloan holds a DMA in Percussion Performance and a Master’s in Library Science with a Specialization in Digital Humanities. During 2020-2021, she was a Graduate Fellow with Indiana University’s Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities (IDAH), where she was part of a digital-methods consulting team for IU student and faculty researchers from a wide variety of fields. She is currently using a number of digital tools in support of her own long-term research on Caribbean folkloric music, deforestation, and drum-making. Heather is also a staff member at IU’s Herman B Wells library in the Media Services and Government Documents/Scholarly Communications departments. She was the Inaugural Chair of the Percussive Arts Society’s Diversity Alliance and is currently serving on the PAS Board of Advisors. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana, with her spouse and two children.