last updated: June 2017



M.A., Media Studies. Long Island University Brooklyn, 2016. Concentration in Film Theory.

M.S., Library & Information Science. Drexel University, 2008.

B.A., English. University of Colorado at Denver, 2006.



Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

Reference & Instruction Librarian, 2013—present

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

Reference Librarian, 2011—2013

Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

Senior Library Assistant, 2009—2011

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Access Services Intern, 2008—2009

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Reference Intern, 2007—2008



  • “Learning About Student Research Practices through an Ethnographic Investigation: Insights into Contact with Librarians and Use of Library Space.” With Natasha Tomlin, Kimberly Mullins, and Valeda Dent. [In progress]
  • “Research and Studying as Mutually Informative Activities: Development of a Theoretical Construct.” With Kimberly Mullins, Natasha Tomlin, and Valeda Dent. [Under review]
  • “In Their Own Voices: An Ethnographic Perspective on Student Use of Library Information Sources.” With Natasha Tomlin, Kimberly Mullins, and Valeda Dent. Journal of Library Administration, 57, no. 6 (2017) [Forthcoming]
  • “Teaching and Un-Teaching Source Evaluation: Questioning Authority in Information Literacy Instruction.” With Katelyn Angell. Communications in Information Literacy 11, no. 1 (2017) [Forthcoming]


  • “Learning about Student Research Practices through an Ethnographic Investigation.” With Natasha Tomlin and Kimberly Mullins. Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Biennial Conference, June 19, 2017, Philadelphia, PA. [Forthcoming]


American Library Association

Association of College & Research Libraries

  • ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee, 2017—2019
  • ACRL 2017 Invited Speakers Committee, 2015—2017 
  • ACRL 2017 Conference Innovations Committee, 2015—2017 

ACRL Arts Section

  • 2015 Annual Conference Program Planning Committee, 2013—2015
  • Editor, ArtsGuide Philadelphia, ACRL 2011 Conference
  • Publications and Research Committee, 2009—2011
  • 2010 Annual Conference Program Planning Committee, 2008—2010

ACRL College Libraries Section

  • Communications Committee, 2010—2012
  • Membership and Outreach Committee, 2008—2010

ACRL Instruction Section

  • Membership Committee, 2014—2016

ACRL Women and Gender Studies Section

  • 2018 Annual Conference Program Planning Committee, 2017—2019

ACRL New York Chapter

  • Executive Board, Member-at-Large, 2016—2017
  • Mentor, ACRL/NY Mentoring Program, 2014—2017
  • Annual Symposium Planning Committee, 2012—2017

Reference & User Services Association

RUSA Machine-Assisted Reference Section

  • Continuing Education Committee, 2010—2012

RUSA Reference Services Section

  • Management of Reference Committee, 2010—2012

Library Instruction Round Table

  • Transition to College Committee, 2015—2017
  • Top 20 Committee, 2009—2011