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Curriculum Vitae


Master’s in Library and Information Science
University of Denver, 2013

Bachelor of Arts, majors in Humanities and French
Honors B.A. from University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009


University of Colorado Boulder –Boulder, CO
Education Librarian and Assistant Professor, 1/2016-present

  • Subject specialist for School of Education, Department of Linguistics, and Department of Ethnic Studies

Arapahoe Community College –Littleton, CO
Reference and Outreach Librarian, 4/2013-12/2015

  • Instructed 230+ Information Literacy workshops, April 2013-June 2015
  • Initiated outreach program to 2,000+ concurrent enrollment students and instructors
  • Developed “Research Help” reference service at Parker, Castle Rock campuses
  • Co-led migration to OCLC’s WorldShare Management Integrated Library System
  • Initiated implementation of Proxy Service for database authentication
  • Instituted internal Libguide for staff announcements, training, scheduling, policies
  • Completed cataloging for McKinnell Special Collection of 200+ art and ceramics books, March 2014
  • Conducted usability study for library website, November 2013
  • Led workshops for faculty and staff on research tools and techniques
  • Performed in-person and virtual reference for individuals and groups
  • Scripted, recorded, and produced Camtasia tutorials on the research process and tools
  • Cataloged and processed new materials
  • Communicated with vendors about new products, technical issues
  • Ensured compliance with closing procedures as Library’s closing supervisor
  • Assisted with campus-wide library marketing initiatives

Auraria Library–Denver, CO
Graduate Assistant in Research and Instruction, 8/2012-5/2013

  • Designed, taught, and assessed library instruction courses for undergraduate English classes at Community College of Denver, University of Colorado at Denver, and Metropolitan State University
  • Provided reference service at the Research Help Desk on weekends

American Society of Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Student Chapter–Denver, CO
Vice President,

  • DU club named “ASIS&T Student Chapter of the Year” for 2012-2013
  • Planned, organized, and presented at Tech Bootcamp conference January 12, 2013, attended by 53 students from Morgridge College of Education
  • Helped plan and produced 6 TechBytes Speaker Series events during fall and winter quarters

Education Nationale Française–Vesoul, France
Teacher Assistant, 9/2009-5/2010

  • Developed lesson plans and projects, made cultural presentations to groups of 25 students

Boulder Book Store–Boulder, CO
Sidelines Buyer, 5/2008-9/2009; Floor Staff Supervisor, 8/2007-5/2008; Bookseller, 9/2004-5/2008

  • Purchased, merchandized and inventoried over $50,000 worth of sidelines items
  • Managed up to 8 booksellers working on the retail floor
  • Introduced authors for both in-store and special events (of up to 500 people)

Published Articles and Book Chapters

Book Reviews

Selected Presentations

Selected Professional Service

  • Chair, ACRL Instruction Section, Research and Scholarship Committee, 2019-2020
  • Vice Chair, ACRL Instruction Section, Research and Scholarship Committee, 2018-2019
  • Member, ACRL Instruction Section, Research and Scholarship Committee, 2016-2020
  • Past-Chair, Colorado Association of Libraries New Professionals Interest Group, 1/2016-12/2016
  • Volunteer, Anschutz Medical Library, Education and Reference department, 4/2015-9/2015
  • Chair, Colorado Association of Libraries New Professionals Interest Group, 6/2014-12/2015
  • Member, Ask Academic Reference and Education Committee, 12/2013-10/2014
  • Secretary, ACRL Instruction Section Instructional Technologies Committee, 7/2013-6/2014
  • Vice-President, Colorado Association of Libraries New Professionals Interest Group, 2012-2014
  • Chair, Rocky Mountain Special Libraries Association (RMSLA) Academic Relations, 2014
  • Vice-President, ASIS&T Student Chapter, 2012-2013
  • Secretary, ALA student chapter, 2011-2012
  • Peer reviewer, Library Student Journal (ISSN 1931-6100), 2012
  • Current ALA/ ACRL and CAL member

Volunteering and Community Involvement

  • CU Restorative Justice Program, Community Member volunteer, 2020 – present
  • Coming to the Table, Member, January 2020 – present
  • Board of Directors of Canyon Cares, Member, 2019 – present
  • Anschutz Medical Library, Education and Reference department, Volunteer, April 2015 – September 2015
  • Service Learning Intern, BTOP Grant, Denver Public Library, 2012

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Ralph E. Ellsworth Award for Outstanding University Libraries Faculty Member, May 2020
  • Employee of the Month, with Cynthia Keller for the April 2019 K-20 Teacher Librarian Breakfast, September 2019
  • Employee of the Month with Megan Welsh and Juleah Swanson for Living Library, April 2018
  • CU Boulder University Libraries’ Employee of the Month with Megan Welsh and Juleah Swanson, January 2017
  • Nominated to participate in Academic Management Institute for women in higher education, 10/2014-1/2015
  • Beta Phi Mu Library Honors Society, 2014
  • MLIS Outstanding Student Award, 2013-2014
  • Passed with Honors, MLIS Comprehensive Exam, 2013
  • Vice President of University of Denver American Society of Information Science and Technology Student Chapter, named “ASIS&T Student Chapter of the Year” for 2012-2013

Recent Continuing Education

  • Circle Process facilitation training with Colin Johnson, University of Colorado, January and April 2020
  • Inclusive Pedagogy Showcase with George Kuh, Thomas Laird, and Saundra McGuire, University of Colorado, October 2019
  • Inclusive Pedagogy workshop with Vanessa Roberts, University Libraries, University of Colorado, June 2019
  • American Association of Colleges & Universities (AACU), Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, March 2019
  • First Generation Southwest Symposium in Flagstaff, AZ, September 2018
  • Intercultural Development Inventory Training and Assessment, Fall 2018
  • Library Instruction West in Grand Junction, CO, July 2018
  • EDUC 6804: Multicultural Children’s Literature, Summer 2018
  • ACRL Immersion, Teaching with Technology Program, 2017 [competitive]
  • EDUC 8320: Quantitative Methods 1, Fall 2016
  • COLTT Teaching and Learning Conference, August 3-4, 2016
  • EDU 265 Instructional Design 3-credit, 8-week course, taught by Danielle Staples, Arapahoe Community College, Summer 2015
  • Academic Management Institute for Women in Higher Education, 2014-2015

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