Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

Audrey Coleman

Associate Director
& Director of Museums and Archives
Primary office:


Audrey Coleman is Associate Director and Director of Museum and Archives at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. She is a member of the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board, KU’s Max Kade Center Advisory Board, and the Humanities Kansas Speakers Bureau.  Coleman is a past President of Lawrence Central Rotary Club and lecturer for KU’s Undergraduate Honors Program. She previously served the Institute as Senior Archivist.

Coleman has recently published work in the Kansas History Journal and the online newspaper, Kansas Reflector. A Summer 2020 article in the Kansas Leadership Journal featured Senator Dole and the Dole Archives.



Legacies of '76 includes online resources and interactive features with historical material documenting Bob Dole's 1976 Vice Presidential campaign.

Research Topics
A student researcher reads through archival materials

Research resources in the Dole Archives curated by topic


Digital Collections