Luciana Duranti is an archival theorist and professor of archival science and diplomatics at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She is a noted expert on diplomatics and electronic records. Since 1998, she has been the director of the electronic records research project, InterPARES (International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems). She is the originator of the concept of the archival bond.
She has served both the Association of Canadian Archivists and the Society of American Archivists in many capacities. She served as president of the Society of American Archivists from 1998 to 1999, and as president of the Association of Canadian Archivists from 2017 to 2018. She is the Principal Investigator for many investigations, including the Records in the Cloud Project.
Duranti has also served as co-chair for the Steering Committee on Canada's Archives.
Duranti has published several works in the area of archival diplomatics and archival theory. She has presented her theories and research at conferences and symposiums around the world.