Rosemary Magee

Director

Administration, MARBL

Professional Profile

Rosemary M. Magee serves as Director of Emory’s Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library (MARBL) overseeing the collection and development of significant literary and historical materials. Previously, she served as Vice President and Secretary at Emory, where she oversaw university governance processes, and also as Senior Associate Dean of Resources and Planning in Emory College of Arts and Sciences. A leader in Emory’s creative community, she is chair of Creativity: Art and Innovation, a framing principle of the University’s Strategic Plan, committed to supporting arts activities, performances, scholarship, research, and conversations across campus. In recognition for her service and leadership, in 2008, Magee received the Thomas Jefferson Award, one of the University’s highest honors. Rosemary Magee she holds a Ph.D. from Emory and both a B.A. and M.A. from Florida State University. An artist-in-residence at both the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland, Dr. Magee has published two edited volumes along with essays, reviews, and short stories in a variety of journals and literary magazines. She is a member of the 2005 Leadership Atlanta class.