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Directory of Subject Specialists


If you would like to talk with a librarian about instructional support, collection management support, or any other library-related matters, please feel free to contact one of our librarians. If your class or subject area is in a discipline that is not listed below, please contact Kathy Magarrell.

College of Business

  Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
  Willow Fuchs Kim Bloedel

College of Dentistry

  Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
  Janna Lawrence Janna Lawrence

College of Education

Department/Course Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
Education (all departments) Ericka Raber Ericka Raber

College of Engineering

Department/Course Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
Biomedical Engineering Kari Kozak Kari Kozak
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Kari Kozak

Kari Kozak
Civil and Environmental Engineering Kari Kozak Kari Kozak
Electrical and Computer Engineering Kari Kozak Kari Kozak
Engineering Core Courses Kari Kozak Kari Kozak
Industrial Engineering Kari Kozak Kari Kozak

Graduate College

Department/Course Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
Library and Information Science Karen Fischer Karen Fischer
Urban and Regional Planning Brett Cloyd Brett Cloyd

International Programs

Department/Course Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
African Studies Program Lisa Gardinier Lisa Gardinier
Caribbean, Diaspora and Atlantic Studies    
Global Health Studies Janna Lawrence Janna Lawrence
International Studies Brett Cloyd Brett Cloyd
Latin American Studies Program Lisa Gardinier
Lisa Gardinier
Middle East and Muslim World Studies Chris Africa Chris Africa
Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Ericka Raber Ericka Raber
South Asian Studies Min Tian Min Tian

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Department/Course Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
Aerospace Military Studies   Chris Africa
African American Studies Janalyn Moss Janalyn Moss
Aging Studies Program Ericka Raber  
American Indian and Native Studies Program Janalyn Moss Chris Africa
    Janalyn Moss
American Literature (English) Stephen Sturgeon Stephen Sturgeon
American Studies Program Janalyn Moss
Janalyn Moss
Anthropology   Chris Africa
Art & Art History, School of Rijn Templeton Rijn Templeton
Asian Languages & Literature Min Tian (Chinese Studies) Min Tian
  Chiaki Sakai (Japanese, Korean Studies) Chiaki Sakai
Biological Sciences Sara Scheib Leo Clougherty
Center for the Book Greg Prickman & Stephen Sturgeon Chris Africa
 Cinema  Tim Shipe Tim Shipe
Chemistry Sara Scheib Leo Clougherty
Chinese Studies Min Tian Min Tian
Comparative Literature Stephen Sturgeon Stephen Sturgeon
Classics Chris Africa Chris Africa
Communication Sciences and Disorders Jennifer DeBerg Janna Lawrence
Communication Studies Ericka Raber
Ericka Raber
Computer Science Kari Kozak Kari Kozak
Creative Writing & Writers’ Workshop Stephen Sturgeon Stephen Sturgeon
Dance Tim Shipe & Marianne Mason Tim Shipe
Earth and Environmental Sciences Sara Scheib Leo Clougherty
Economics Willow Fuchs Kim Bloedel
English Stephen Sturgeon Stephen Sturgeon
English as a Second Language Cathy Cranston Cathy Cranston
Environmental Sciences   Chris Africa
    Leo Clougherty
   Tim Shipe Tim Shipe
French and Italian Kathy Magarrell Tim Shipe
French Literature Kathy Magarrell Tim Shipe
Geography Brett Cloyd Brett Cloyd
German Tim Shipe Tim Shipe
     
Health and Sport Studies Chris Childs Chris Childs
History, American (U.S. & Canada) Janalyn Moss Janalyn Moss
History, British Chris Africa Chris Africa
  Janalyn Moss  
History, European Chris Africa Chris Africa
  Janalyn Moss  
Italian Literature Kathy Magarrell Tim Shipe
Japanese Studies Chiaki Sakai Chiaki Sakai
Journalism & Mass Communication, School of Ericka Raber Ericka Raber
Korean Studies Chiaki Sakai Chiaki Sakai
Latino/a Studies Janalyn Moss Janalyn Moss
Leisure Studies Brett Cloyd Chris Childs
     
Linguistics Cathy Cranston Cathy Cranston
Mathematics Sara Scheib Leo Clougherty
Medieval Studies Kathy Magarrell Chris Africa
Military Science   Chris Africa
Museum Studies Janalyn Moss Tim Shipe
Music, School of Katie Buehner Katie Buehner
Philosophies & Ethics of Politics, Law, & Economics  
Philosophy Chris Africa Chris Africa
Physics & Astronomy Sara Scheib Sara Scheib
Political Science Brett Cloyd Brett Cloyd
Portuguese Literature Lisa Gardinier Lisa Gardinier
Psychology Steve Ostrem Steve Ostrem
Religious Studies Rachel Garza Carreon Rachel Garza Carreon
Rhetoric Kathy Magarrell Stephen Sturgeon
Russian Ericka Raber Ericka Raber
Second Language Acquisition Cathy Cranston Cathy Cranston
Social Work, School of Dan Gall Dan Gall
Sociology Steve Ostrem Steve Ostrem
Spanish & Portuguese Lisa Gardinier Lisa Gardinier
Statistics & Actuarial Science Sara Scheib Leo Clougherty
Theatre Arts Stephen SturgeonKatie Buehner Stephen SturgeonKatie Buehner
Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies Janalyn Moss Chris Africa; Janalyn Moss

College of Medicine – see Hardin Library’s “Librarian Liaisons”

College of Nursing

  Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
  Jennifer Deberg Janna Lawrence

College of Pharmacy

  Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
  Xiaomei Gu Janna Lawrence

College of Public Health

  Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
  Chris Childs Janna Lawrence

University Libraries

Department/Course Research/Instruction Librarian(s) Collection Management Librarian(s)
Archives, University of Iowa David McCartney David McCartney
Government Information: State & Federal Marianne Mason Marianne Mason
Government Information: Foreign & International Brett Cloyd Brett Cloyd
Maps Margaret Gamm Margaret Gamm
Reference Collection (Main Library) Steve Ostrem Steve Ostrem
  Kathy Magarrell  
Special Collections/Rare Books/ Manuscripts Amy Chen Margaret Gamm, Greg Prickman
Iowa Women’s Archives Janet Weaver Janet Weaver

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) – see Hardin Library’s “Librarian Liaisons”

last revised: 2/10/2014