Design and delivery of instruction and services for undergraduates.
M.A. (1994) Syracuse University, American History
M.L.S. (2003) Emporia State University
Research and Professional Interests:
fostering inquiry and curiosity in first-year transitions
instruction Librarianship & reflective practice
effective research assignment design
Librarian of the Year, 2 011, Oregon Library Association
Open Education Pedagogy and Information Literacy (with Amy Hofer). Oregon Information Literacy Summit 2019.
Reading Critically, Thinking Critically: Challenging Assumptions about the Role of Reading in Academic Research (with Hannah Gascho Rempel, Ashleigh Coren, Anne Jumonville Graf and Stephanie Otis). ACRL 2019.
New Lenses, New Perspectives: Using Reflective Practice to Develop Meaningful Research Assignment (with Hannah Gascho Rempel). ISSOTL 2018.
Toward a Critical Optimism (with Emily Drabinski, Heidi Jacobs, and Peter Bailey). LIDA 2018.
Exploring Discovery: Models and Metaphors for Teaching Search (with Nicholas Schiller). WILU 2017.
Metaphor and Critical Reflective Practice: A Cross-Cultural Workshop (with Wendy Holliday and Merinda Hensley) ECIL 2016.
How to Keep the Research Paper from Killing Curiosity (with Hannah Gascho Rempel). ECIL 2016.