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Staff Directory: Department Liaisons

Hoover Library liaisons are librarians designated as the primary contact person between the library and a particular academic unit or disciplinary area. In keeping with the library’s mission, the primary responsibility of a liaison is to meet the unit’s information needs through information literacy instruction, collection development consultation, research assistance to  faculty and students (including the development and maintenance of subject research guides), and the fulfillment of other needs related to the library such as support for accreditation or program reviews and new program proposals. Some departments also assign a faculty selector to aid in collection development, these are listed in the tables below.

Click the  next to the department or program name to see information literacy standards and resources for that discipline from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).


Undergraduate Department Liaisons

Department (Click the department name to go to the associated research guide.)

Department Chair 

Selector

Liaison Librarian

Art & Art History 

Steve Pearson Chloe Irla

Gwenlyn Coddington

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ASL Studies Steve Johnson  

Marcey Jastrab

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Biology 

Cheng Huang  

Marcey Jastrab

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Chemistry 

Peter Craig  

Marcey Jastrab

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Communication 

& Cinema 

Richard Brett  

Gwenlyn Coddington

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Economics  & Business Administration  

Julie Routzahn  

David Brennan

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Education 

Tracey Lucas  

Loretta Spangler

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English & Comparative Literature 

Robert Kachur Paul Zajac

Loretta Spangler

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Environmental Studies 

Jason Scullion Meg Christie

Marcey Jastrab

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History 

Bryn Upton  

Gwenlyn Coddington

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Kinesiology 

Richard Laird Diane Williams

Marcey Jastrab

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Mathematics 

Computer Science 

Ben Steinhurst  

Marcey Jastrab - Mathematics

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Yanhong Wang - Computer Science

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Military Science / ROTC Seth Hartmann  

Elizabeth Davidson

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Music 

Glenn Caldwell  

Loretta Spangler

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Philosophy 

Elizabeth Tyler  

Elizabeth Davidson

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Physics 

Jeff Marx  

Marcey Jastrab

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Political Science 

Christianna Leahy  

David Brennan

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Psychology 

Holly Chalk Paul Mazeroff

David Brennan

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Social Work 

Jim Kunz Michelle Young

Loretta Spangler

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Sociology 

Debra Lemke Linda Semu

Loretta Spangler

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Theatre Arts 

Gene Fouche Shana Joslyn

Elizabeth Davidson

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World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures: 

Martine Motard-Noar  

Yanhong Wang

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Arabic   Carol Zaru  
French   Martine Motard-Noar  
Spanish   Elena Campero  

Specialty Area Liaisons

Program (Click the department name to go to the associated research guide.)

Chair

Selector

Liaison Librarian

CEO and MyCareer Daniel DeHollander  

David Brennan

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Diversity & Inclusion Richard Smith  

Elizabeth Davidson

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Gender Studies 

Elizabeth Tyler  

Elizabeth Davidson

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