Deputy Director, Data Science Institute

Maliaca Oxnam


Maliaca has over 20 years of service with UA. Prior to joining the Data Science Institute, Maliaca served as a faculty member in the Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship in the University of Arizona Libraries. Maliaca served on special assignment to the Provost’s Office to lead UA Vitae ( and UA Profiles ( services for faculty activity reporting, evaluation and discovery. As a prior science-engineering librarian, Maliaca founded the Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL - recognized nationally for its open government efforts to acquire, digitize, preserve and make accessible federal technical reports. For this effort, Maliaca received the 2010 American Library Association/Government Documents Roundtable “Documents to the People” award. Maliaca brings extensive experience in project and team management, as well as data processing and analytics for large data collections.