Former Residents

Mary Abler

Residency: Los Angeles Public Library, Innovation Leadership Program, 2013-2015
Education: MLIS, San Jose State University
Email: mary.abler@gmail.com

Shantel Agnew

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2005-2007
Education: MLS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Liya Ai

Residency: University of Minnesota, 2008-2010
Education: MSIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Marissa Alcorta

Residency: Purdue University, 2006-2008
Education: MLS, University of Arizona

Jase Alston

Residency: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2008-2010
Education: MLIS, North Carolina Central University
Email: jasonalston@gmail.com
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Tarida Anantachai

Residency: Syracuse University, 2011-2014
Education: MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Email: tanantac@syr.edu

Camille Andrews

Residency: Cornell University, 2004-2005
Education: MLS, Simmons College

George Apodaca

Residency: University of Delaware, 2014-2016
Education: MLS, University of Arizona

Sara Arnold-Garza

Residency: Towson University, 2011-2013
Education: MSIS, University of Texas at Austin
Email: sarnoldgarza@towson.edu

Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez

Residency: University of Pittsburgh, 2010-2012
Education: MSIS, University of Pittsburgh
Email: elvia.arroyo@gmail.com

Alonso Avila

Residency: University of Iowa, 2015-2018
Email: avila.alonso@gmail.com

Janine Awai

Residency: University of South Florida, 2006-2008
Education: MLS, University of South Florida
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Quetzalli Barrientos

Residency: American University, 2015-2018
Education: MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Email: qlbarri@gmail.com

Megan Beard

Residency: University of New Mexico, 2007-2009
Education: MLS, University of Oklahoma

Naomi Bishop

Residency: University of Notre Dame, 2010-2012
Education: MLIS, University of Washington

Nataly Blas

Outgoing Convener
Residency: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012-2014
Education: MSLIS, Florida State University
Email: Nataly.Blas@lmu.edu

Aaron Bluitt

Residency: Duke University, 2005-2007
Education: MLS, University of North Texas

Avery Boddie

Residency: American University, 2017-2019
Education: MLIS, University of Maryland, College Park
Email: boddie@american.edu

Kawanna Bright

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2003-2005
Education: MLIS, University of Washington

Cara Calabrese

Residency: Miami University (Ohio), 2015-
Education: MSLIS, Florida State University
Email: calabrcm@miamioh.edu

Damon Campbell

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2007-2009
Education: MSLS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Monifa Carter

Residency: University of Delaware, 2008-2010
Education: MLS, Indiana University

Jayati Chaudhuri

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2003-2005
Education: MSLS, University of Rhode Island

Anastasia Chiu

Residency: Temple University, 2015-2017
Education: MSLIS, St. John’s University
Email: anastasia.chiu@temple.edu

Hyun-Duck Chung

Residency: North Carolina State University, 2007-2009
Education: MIS, University of Toronto
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J.L. Colbert

Residency: Diversity Resident Librarian, University of Utah, 2017-2019
Education: MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
Email: jessica.colbert@utah.edu

Shantrie Collins

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2007-2009
Education: MSLS, University of South Florida

Ashleigh Coren

Residency: West Virginia University, 2015-2018
Education: MS, Simmons College
Email: ashleigh.coren@mail.wvu.edu
Lisa Welty

Lisa Cruces

Residency: University of Notre Dame, 2012-2014
Education: MSIS, University of Texas at Austin

Ariel Deardorff

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 2014-2015
Education: MLIS, University of British Columbia

Chris Diaz

Residency: University of Iowa, 2013-2015
Education: MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Email: cdiaz10@nl.edu

Katherine Donaldson

Residency: Loyola Marymount University, 2014-2016
Education: MLIS, University of Washington
Email: kdonalds@uoregon.edu
Nik Dragovic

Nik Dragovic

Residency: Emory University, 2015-2017
Education: MSLIS, Pratt Institute
Email: nikdragovic@gmail.com

Orolando Duffus

Residency: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2014-2016
Education: MLS, North Carolina Central University

Gabriel Duque

Residency: University of Iowa, 2007-2009
Education: MLS, SUNY Albany
Email: gduque@umich.edu

Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros

Residency: Ohio State University, 2015-2017
Education: MSLIS, Syracuse University
Email: espinosadelosmonteros.1@osu.edu

Sarah Espinosa

Residency: Towson University, 2013-2015
Education: MLS, University of Maryland

Kenya Flash

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2015-2018
Education: MSLIS, Drexel University
Email: kflash@utk.edu

Ligaya Ganster

Residency: SUNY Buffalo, 2005-2007
Education: MLS, University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer Garrett

Residency: North Carolina State University, 2012-2014
Education: MLIS, University of British Columbia

Rabia Gibbs

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2010-2013
Education: MLIS, University of Pittsburgh

Neyda Gilman

Residency: Syracuse University
Education: MLS, University at Buffalo
Email: neyda.gilman@colostate.edu
Isabel Gonzalez-Smith

Isabel Gonzalez-Smith

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012-2013
Education: MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Angela Gooden

Residency: Ohio State University, 1999-2000
Education: MLS, Kent State University

Jody Gray

Residency: University of Minnesota, 2003-2004
Education: MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

LaVerne Gray

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2005-2007
Education: MLS, Dominican University

Cindy Gruwell

Residency: University of Minnesota, 1994-1995
Education: MLS, UCLA

Bethany Harris

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 2011-2012
Education: MSI, University of Michigan

Justin Head

Residency: Central Washington University, 2011-2013
Education: MLIS, San Jose State University
Email: jhead@vtc.edu

Katherine Hill

Residency: North Carolina State University, 2012-2014
Education: MLIS, University of Wisconsin, Madison
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Will Hires

Residency: Ohio State University, 1995-1997
Education: MLS, Louisiana State University

Dracine Hodges

Residency: Ohio State University, 2007-2009
Education: MLIS, Florida State University
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Deborah Hollis

Residency: Ohio State University, 1991-1993
Education: MLS, University of Arizona

Suzanne Im

Residency: University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011-2013
Education: MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Asher Jackson

Residency: University of Delaware, 2006-2008
Education: MLS, Simmons College

Petrina Jackson

Residency: Cornell University, 2002-2004
Education: MLS, University of Pittsburgh

Latanya Jenkins

Residency: Purdue University, 2006-2008
Education: MSLIS, Drexel University

Eboni Johnson

Residency: Ohio State University, 2005-2006
Education: MLS, Kent State University
Email: ejohnson@oberlin.edu

Shannon Jones

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 2002-2004
Education: MLS/MIS, North Carolina Central University
Email: joneshan@musc.edu

Alysse Jordan

Residency: SUNY Buffalo, 1997-1998
Education: MLS, University of Michigan

Miguel Juarez

Residency: SUNY Buffalo, 1997-1999
Education: MLS, SUNY Buffalo
Amanpreet Kaur

Amanpreet Kaur

Residency: University of Pennsylvania - Eugene Garfield Residency in Science Librarianship, 2015-2017
Education: Rutgers University
Email: amankaur@upenn.edu

Somaly Kim-Wu

Residency: Cornell University, 2007-2009
Education: MLIS, Wayne State University
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Pambanisha King

Residency: Auburn University, 2003-2005
Education: MLS, University of North Texas
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LeRoy Jason LaFleur

Residency: Cornell University, 2000-2002
Education: MLS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Hope Lappen

Residency: University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2013
Education: MLS, Pratt Institute
Brian Leaf

Brian Leaf

Residency: Ohio State University, 2011-2013
Education: MSLS, University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill
Email: bdleaf@gmail.com

Hanna Lee

Residency: University of Delaware, 2010-2012
Education: MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Email: hklee@udel.edu

Jason Lee

Residency: OCLC, 2009-2010
Education: MLIS, San Jose State University
Holger Lenz

Holger Lenz

Residency: Kansas State University, 2012-2014
Education: MLS, University of Kentucky

Brenda Linares

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 2007-2008
Education: MLIS, University of California, Los Angeles
Email: linares7@gmail.com

Sandy Littletree

Residency: North Carolina State University, 2007-2009
Education: MSIS, University of Texas at Austin

Dominique Luster

Residency: University of Pittsburgh, 2014-2016
Education: MLIS, University of Pittsburgh
Email: DSL21@pitt.edu

Courtney Mack

Residency: Duke University, 2006-2008
Education: MLS, North Carolina Central University

Pamela Mann

Residency: Yale University's Minority Librarian-in-Residence, 2001-2003
Education: MLIS, University of South Carolina - Columbia
Email: pemann@smcm.edu

Ida Martinez

Residency: Cornell University, 2002-2003
Education: MLIS, Dominican University

Michele Mason-Coles

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 2011-2012
Education: MLS, St. John's University

Tammy Mays

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 1997-1998
Education: MLIS, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Darnelle Melvin

Residency: Ohio State University, 2015-2017
Education: MLIS, San Jose State University
Email: melvin.372@osu.edu
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Jason Paul Michel

Residency: Miami University (Ohio), 2007-2008
Education: MLS, Simmons College

Alyse Minter

Residency: Towson University, 2015-2016
Education: MSLS, The Catholic University of America
Email: aminter@towson.edu

Christian Minter

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 2013-2015
Education: MSLS, The Catholic University of America
Email: mintercij@gmail.com
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Masha Misco

Residency: Miami University (Ohio), 2006
Education: MLS, University of Iowa

Yasmin Morais

Residency: Georgetown University Law Center, 2007-2009
Education: MLS, University of Toronto

Leslie Morgan

Residency: University of Notre Dame, 2005-2007
Education: MLIS, Wayne State University
Email: lmorgan1@nd.edu
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Maud Mundava

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2003-2005
Education: MLS, SUNY Buffalo

Vitalina Nova

Residency: University of Iowa, 2015-2018
Education: MSLS, The Catholic University of America
Email: vitalina-nova@uiowa.edu

Brendan O'Connell

Residency: North Carolina State University, 2013-2015
Education: MSLS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Genya O'Gara

Residency: North Carolina State University, 2008-2010
Education: MSLS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Andreas Orphanides

Residency: North Carolina State University, 2008-2010
Education: MSLS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Martha Parker

Residency: University of Arkansas, 2012-2015
Education: MLIS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Email: map012@uark.edu
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Demetria Patrick

Residency: Miami University (Ohio), 2002-2004
Education: MLS, Wayne State University

Megan Perez

Residency: University of Arkansas, 2007-2009
Education: MSLS, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Annie Pho

Annie Pho

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012-2013
Education: MLS, Indiana University

Chanelle Pickens

Residency: West Virginia University, 2015-2018
Education: MLIS, San Jose State University
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Veronda Pitchford

Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, 1994-1996
Education: North Carolina Central University
Email: veronda.pitchford@railslibraries.info

Toccara Porter

Residency: University of Louisville, 2008-2013
Education: MLIS, Kent State University

Mark Puente

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2005-2007
Education: MLS, University of Arizona

Kavitha Reddy

Residency: Cornell University, 2007-2009
Education: MLS, University of Michigan

Ira Revels

Residency: Cornell University, 2001-2003
Education: MLS, University of Pittsburgh

Suzy Roy

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 2011-2012
Education: MLS, Indiana University

Ingrid Ruffin

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2012-2014
Education: MLIS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Email: iruffin@utk.edu

Miguel Ruiz

Residency: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013-2015
Education: MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Pamela Salela

Residency: Miami University (Ohio), 1999-2001
Education: MLS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Brenda Salem

Residency: University of Pittsburgh, 2006-2008
Education: MLIS, University of Pittsburgh

Ariana Santiago

Residency: University of Iowa, 2013-2015
Education: MLIS, University of South Florida
Email: ariana.e.santiago@gmail.com

Tiffany Saulter

Residency: University of Delaware, 2014-2016
Education: MSLS, Indiana University

Madeline Sheldon

Residency: Valparaiso University, 2014-2016
Education: MSI, University of Michigan
Email: sheldon.madeline@gmail.com

Shannon Simpson

Residency: Towson University, 2009-2011
Education: MLIS, Kent State University

Felicia Smith

Residency: University of Notre Dame, 2005-2007
Education: MLS, Dominican University

Kai Alexis Smith

Residency: University of Notre Dame, 2014-2016
Education: MSLIS, Pratt Institute

Rachel Smith

Residency: Penn State University, 2013-2015
Education: MLIS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Kaitlin Springmier

Incoming Convener
Residency: University of Chicago, 2015-2017
Education: MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Email: kaitlin.springmier@sonoma.edu

Faith Steele

Residency: Marquette University, 2010-2012
Education: MLS, University of Kentucky

Rachel Kuhn Stinehelfer

Residency: North Carolina State University, 1999-2001
Education: MLIS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Sarah Stohr

Residency: University of New Mexico, 2006-2008
Education: MLS, University of Kentucky

Kynita Stringer-Stanback

Residency: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2010-2013
Education: MSLS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Claudia Sueyras

Residency: University of Minnesota, 2008-2010
Education: MLS, Florida State University

Juleah Swanson

Residency: Ohio State University, 2011-2013
Education: MLIS, University of Washington

Tomaro Taylor

Residency: University of South Florida, 2003-2004
Education: MLS, University of South Florida

Fantasia Thorne

Residency: Syracuse University, 2010-2012
Education: MLS, Simmons College

Ngoc-Yen Tran

Residency: University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008-2010
Education: MLIS, University of Washington
Email: yen.tran@sjsu.edu

Jessi Van Der Volgen

Residency: National Library of Medicine, 2011-2012
Education: MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

LaTesha Velez

Residency: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2010-2012
Education: MLIS, North Carolina Central University
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Jamia Williams

Librarian and Diversity Fellow
Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library, 2018-2021
Education: MLS, North Carolina Central University, 2018
Email: jamiaj.williams@gmail.com

Anthony Wright de Hernandez

Residency: Virginia Tech, 2015-2018
Education: MLIS, University of Washington
Email: antwri@vt.edu

Valerie Yazza

Residency: Purdue University, 2006-2008
Education: MLIS, Kent State University

Kristi Yingling

Residency: Vanderbilt University, 2010-2011
Education: MLS, University of Kentucky

Courtney Young

Residency: Ohio State University, 1997-1999
Education: MLS, Simmons College