Library Staff

Kristina Abney
Manager, Access & Administrative Services
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2434


Patricia Alexander
Senior Program Assistant
304 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2883


Heather Barbour
Senior Library Technician
304 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 4135


Belinda Barr
Assistant Dean
222 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 7096
Master of Library Science, University of Pittsburgh | B.S. Education, Miami Universtiy


Jennifer Bazeley
Coordinator, Collection Access & Acquisitions
312 King Library
campus: +1 513-529-4216
Master of Library and Information Science, Dominican University | M. Mus. Viola Performance and Literature, Eastman School of Music | B. Mus. Viola Performance, Eastman School of Music


Heather Bennett
Administrative Assistant
225 King Library
campus: +1 513-529-2397


Computing and Engineering Librarian
219F Laws Hall
campus: +1 513 529 7203
M.S. Human Computer Interaction, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | M.S Information Science, University of Tennessee at Knoxville | B.A. English Literature, Miami University

Liaison Responsibilities:
Computer Science and Software Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Information Systems & Analytics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

Student Success Librarian for Campus Engagement
214 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 4148
Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University | B.S. English Creative Writing, Miami University

Liaison Responsibilities:
Military Studies

Stephanie Blankenship
Senior Library Technician
304 King Library


Science Librarian
219D Laws Hall
+1 513 529 1726
Master of Library and Information Studies, University of Alabama | B.S. Biology, Birmingham-Southern College

Liaison Responsibilities:
Anthropology, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Kinesiology and Health, Microbiology

Craig Boman
Discovery Services Librarian
302 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2805
Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University | B.A. Music, University of Dayton | A.A. Music, Sinclair Community College


Michael Bomholt
Technology Development Manager
314 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 0196


Samantha Brandenburg
Coordinator of Library Facilities & Planning
207 King Library
5135291690


Justin Bridges
Library Associate
345 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 1809


Stan Brown
Director of Library Technology
314 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2351


Sandy Burwell
Senior Library Technician
108 Laws Hall (B.E.S.T. Library)
campus: +1 513 529 7202


Lori Chapin
CIM Manager
219G BEST
campus: +1 513 529 1708


Melissa Cherry
Web Services Librarian
302 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 4212
Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University | B.A. Philosophy and Spanish, Denison University


Karen Clift
Acquisitions Librarian
311 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2886
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | B.A. English Literature, Miami University | Associate in Library Technology, Miami University Middletown


Jerome Conley
Dean & University Librarian
224 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 3934
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | B.A. Political Science, Indiana University


Humanities and Social Sciences Librarian
205 King
campus: +1 513-529-8494
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | M.S. Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Liaison Responsibilities:
English, Media, Journalism, and Film

Tiffany Dogan
Senior Library Technician
108 Laws Hall (B.E.S.T. Library)


Denise Downing
Library Technician
108 Laws Hall (B.E.S.T Library)
campus: +1 513 529 7202


Nicole Dunn
Senior Library Technician (Information Desk)
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 3341


Student Success Librarian for Foundational Learning
215 King Library
campus: +1 513-529-4187
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | M.A. Journalism, Marshall University | B.A. History & Political Science, Marshall University

Liaison Responsibilities:
Asian/Asian-American Studies, Black World Studies, Interactive Media Studies, Middle East and Islamic Studies, Student Affairs

Vincent Frieden
Strategic Communications Coordinator
206 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 0566


Regina Garcia
Senior Library Assistant
319 King Library


Science and Engineering Librarian
219H Laws Hall (B.E.S.T Library)
campus: +1 513 529 0506
Master of Library and Information Science, Wayne State University | M.A. Linguistics, Michigan State University | B.S. Biochemistry, Michigan State University | B.A. Russian, Michigan State University

Liaison Responsibilities:
Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geography, Geology, Maps, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Humanities Librarian
213 King Library
529-0190
Master of Library Science., Indiana University | B. Phil. (Interdisciplinary Studies), Miami University

Liaison Responsibilities:
French, German, Individualized Studies - Western Program, International Studies, Italian, Latin American Studies, Spanish and Portuguese

Susan Gray
Library Associate (Stacks Maintenance)
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 4142


Gideon Gyebi
Library Technician
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2435


Patrick Hawk
Computer and Technology Specialist
314 King Library
campus: +1 513-529-6122


Alea Henle
Head Access & Borrow
306 King Library
campus: +1 513-529-3326
Ph.D. U.S. History, University of Connecticut | Master of Library Science, Simmons College | B.A. Religious Studies, College of Wooster


Arts & Humanities Librarian
7 Alumni Hall
campus: +1 513-529-6650
Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University | M.A. Art History, Case Western Reserve University | B.A. Art History, Kent State University

Liaison Responsibilities:
Architecture & Interior Design, Art, Theater

Mary Hubbard
Library Associate
020 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 1674


Business Librarian
219A Laws Hall (B.E.S.T. Library)
campus: +1 513 529 4144
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | M.S. Agricultural Economics, Cornell University | B.S. Foodservice Management, Miami University

Liaison Responsibilities:
Accountancy, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing

Social Sciences Librarian
219C Laws Hall (B.E.S.T. Library)
campus: +1 513-529-1633
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | M.A. Clinical Psychology, Northern Illinois University | B.S. Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Liaison Responsibilities:
Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Eric Johnson
Numeric and Spatial Data Services Librarian
308 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 4152
M.S. Library and Information Science, University of Illinois | M.Div., St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City | B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois | B.S. Agricultural Industries, University of Illinois

Liaison Responsibilities:
Geographic Information Systems

Jacqueline Johnson
University Archivist
349A King Library
campus: +1 513 529 6720
Master of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina | B.A. English, Limestone College


Susan Keyes
Senior Library Assistant
304 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 4136


Nick Kneer
Communications Specialist
+1 513 529 6854


Education Librarian
202 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 3340
Master of Library and Information Science, Florida State University | Master of Teaching Secondary English, The University of Virginia | B.A. English, Catholic University

Liaison Responsibilities:
Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Juvenile Literature, Teacher Education

Rachel Makarowski
Special Collections Librarian
348 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 4140
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | B.A. Classics, University of Virginia


Lindsey Masters
Senior Library Technician
303 King Library


Elizabeth Maurer
Library Technician
345 King Library
+1 513 529 6720


Head of Advise & Instruct Dept.
219B Laws Hall (B.E.S.T Library)
campus: +1 513 529 7204
Ph.D. Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | M.S. Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | M.S. Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | B.S. Zoology, Miami University


John Millard
Assistant Dean
219 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 6789
M.S. Library and Information Science, University of Illinois | M.S. Outdoor Environmental Education, Western Illinois University | B. B. Information Resources Management, Western Illinois University


Assistant Head of Advise & Instruct Dept.
211 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 8035
Master of Library and Information Science, University of Kentucky | B.A. Journalism and American Studies, Miami University


Head, Sustain & Steward Department: Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives
350 King Library
campus: 92024
M.S. Library and Information Science, Florida State University | M.A. History, Florida State University | B.S. Political Economy, University of Nevada - Reno | B.A. History, University of Nevada - Reno


Abigail Morgan
Senior Library Technician
7 Alumni Hall
campus: +1 513 529 6638


Don Morner
Library Technician (ILL - Lending; Circulation - Evening)
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 6147


Carla Myers
Assistant Librarian/Coordinator of Scholarly Communication
303B King Library
campus: +1 513 529 3935
Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University | B.A. Psychology, University of Akron


Gabe Neff
Library Technician
101 King Library


Bryan Partner
Senior Library Technician
112A King Library
+1 513 529 1776


Digital Scholarship Librarian/Metadata Specialist
309 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 0135
Master of Library Science, Kent State University | B.A. Sociology, University of Akron


Sean Poppe
Library Associate
7 Alumni Hall
campus: +1 513 529 6638


Consultation Librarian and Bibliographer
204 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 3937
M.A. History, Xavier University | Master of Library Science, Indiana University | B.A. History, Miami University

Liaison Responsibilities:
American Studies, Government Information and Law, History, Law, Political Science, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Organizational Effectiveness Coordinator
212 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 7205
Master of Environmental Science, Miami University | Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University | B.A. Chemistry, The College of Wooster


Information Services Librarian (Social Science)
203 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 6231
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | M.A. Russian History, Indiana University | B.A. Russian Language and Literature, State University of New York at Albany

Liaison Responsibilities:
Family Studies and Social Work

Donna Richardson
Administrative Services Coordinator
223 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2802


Laura Sheppard
Senior Library Technician
120 Center for the Performing Arts
513-529-2299


Ariel Shirley
Library Technician, Overnight Circulation Supervisor
101 King Library


Aaron Shrimplin
Associate Dean
221 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 6823
Master of Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh | B.A. Political Science, Wittenberg University


Jennifer Smith
Senior Library Technician
304 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 4136


Sabrina Smith
Financial Functions Specialist
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 3112


Sheila Sparks
Library Associate (Interlibrary Loan / Financial Functions)
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 3938


Coordinator of Cataloging and Slavic Librarian
305 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 8039
Master of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa | B.F.A. Painting, University of Iowa

Liaison Responsibilities:
Russian, Eastern European, & Eurasian Studies

Fletcher Tindall
Library Technician
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2433


Thomas Tully
Access Services Supervisor, B.E.S.T. Library (Library Associate)
108C Laws Hall (B.E.S.T. Library)
+1 513 529 7200


Elias Tzoc Caniz
Digital Scholarship Librarian
303 C King Library
campus: +1 513 529 7206
M.S. Information Studies, University of Texas at Austin | B.S. Information Systems Management, Galileo University


Eric Weaver
Library Associate
120 Center for the Performing Arts
campus: +1 513 529 2299


Alia Levar Wegner
Digital Collections Librarian
campus: +1 513 529 0462
M.S. Information, Florida State University | M.S. Book History and Material Culture, University of Edinburgh | B.A. History, Clemson University


John Williams
Senior Library Technician
108 Laws Hall (B.E.S.T Library)
campus: +1 513 529 2026


Coordinator, Access Services
111 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 6148
Master of Library Science, North Carolina Central University | M.A. Latin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | B.A. Greek and Latin, The College of Wooster

Liaison Responsibilities:
Classics, Latin, and Greek, Philosophy, Religion

Jerry Yarnetsky
Web Services Librarian
302 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2129
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | B.A. English-Journalism, Miami University


Music Librarian
120 Center for Performing Arts
campus: +1 513 529 2299
Master of Library Science, Indiana University | B.A. Music, French, Spanish, Oberlin College

Liaison Responsibilities:
Music

Tricia Zeiser
Senior Library Technician (Circulation - Morning / Reserves)
101 King Library
campus: +1 513 529 2471


John Burke
Director, Regional Campus Library
Gardner-Harvey Library
campus: +1 513 727 3293
M.S. Library Science, University of Tennessee | B.A. History, Michigan State University


Amy Carmichael
Acquisitions & Technical Services Supervisor
Gardner-Harvey Library
513-727-3221


Pamela Lipscomb
Depository Manager
Southwest Ohio Regional Depository (SWORD)
campus: +1 513 727 3475


Alyssa McAninch
Library Assistant
Southwest Ohio Regional Depository (SWORD)


Melody Toms
Library Assistant
SW Ohio Regional Depository, 105
campus: +1 513 727 3474


Beth Tumbleson
Assistant Director
Gardner-Harvey Library, Miami University Middletown
campus: +1 513 727 3232
M.A. Church History, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School | M.S. Library Science, Simmons College | B.A. English and French, Dickinson College

Liaison Responsibilities:
English, Nursing

Dana Carlsen
Library Associate
Rentschler Library
513-785-3179


Carrie Girton
Public Services Librarian & Assistant Librarian
201A Rentschler Library
513-785-3180
M.S. Library and Information Science, University of Kentucky | B.S. Christian Education and Bible, Kentucky Christian University


Krista McDonald
Director, Regional Campus Library
206 Rentschler Library
campus: +1 513 785 3100
Master of Library Science, University of Kentucky | B.A. History, Ohio University


Mark Shores
Assistant Director
205 Rentschler Library
campus: +1 513 785 3203
Master of Library and Information Science, University of Kentucky | B.A. English, University of Minnesota Morris


Samantha Young
Senior Library Assistant
campus: +1 513 785 3001


Jennifer Hicks
Circulation, Reserves, & ILL Supervisor
Gardner-Harvey Library
513-727-3221


Jessie Long
Public Services Librarian
Gardner Harvey Library
513-727-3225
Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University | Master of Medieval Archaeology, University of York | B.A. Anthropology, University of New Mexico


Polly Whitaker
Regional Campus Librarian
201B Rentschler Library
513-785-3229
Master of Library Science, University of Kentucky | B.S. Chemistry, Miami University

Liaison Responsibilities:
Nursing