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Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications

Team Members

Kristan Majors Chilcoat, MSLIS. Subject areas: Computer Science, Environmental Sciences, & Math.

Chris Doty, PhD. Subject areas: Chemistry & Physics.

Nik Dragovic, MLIS. Subject areas: LGBT Studies & Library Science. 

Jennifer Elder, MA & MLIS. Head, Sciences and Social Sciences Team. Subject areas: Education, Psychology, Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, & QTM.

Melissa Hackman, PhD. Subject areas: Development Studies (Masters in Development Practice) & Sociology.

Lori Jahnke, PhD. Subject area: Anthropology.

Tyler Moses, MS & MSLIS. Subject areas: Biology, Data Science & Visualization, Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, & Health Sciences.

Rob O'Reilly, PhD. Subject areas: Data Sets. 

Chris Palazzolo, PhD. Subject areas: Collection Management, Economics, French Literature, French Studies, Government Documents, International Documentation, Italian Studies, & Political Science.


Sciences and Social Sciences subject librarians provide the full range of subject-specific library services to academic departments and researchers in sciences and social sciences disciplines, including:

  • collection management
  • consultations
  • instruction 
  • assessment
  • reference

Subject librarians maintain and expand research-level collections, act as an expert guides, provide research help at the time of need, and contribute to the programmatic and collaborative work of the Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications division and the library in general.