Gabrielle Kathleen Machnik-Kekesi (she/elle/sí) is a Hardiman Research Scholar at the University of Galway (2021-2025) and is in the second year of her PhD studies under the supervision of Dr. Nessa Cronin.  She holds an Individualized Program master’s degree from Concordia University (Gender Studies and Modern Irish History), which was funded by both the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Fonds de recherche du Québec en Société et Culture, and a master’s in Information Studies from McGill University (Archival Studies focus), which was supported by the Margery Trenholme Fellowship. Her research interests include women’s history, domestic space, food, cultural heritage, and alternative archiving.