Mentoring Experts

Mentoring Experts

The following PAM members have significant experience and expertise in each area they are listed. They are available to consult with and mentor PAM members new to work in these areas.

Administration/Management

Deborah Kegel
Deborah is the Physical Sciences and Engineering Reference Coordinator and subject specialist for astronomy, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, and physics at the University of California San Diego Library

Zari Kamarei
Zari is the Director of Science and Engineering Libraries at the University of Rochester

Advancement/Promotion/Tenure

Emily Poworoznek
Emily is the Engineering and Physical Sciences Librarian at the University of New Hampshire

Khue Duong
Khue is a science librarian a Cal State University Long Beach

Collection Development and Reference

Alison Verbeck - Physics
Alison is the physics, astronomy and mathematics librarian at the University of Washington in St. Louis

Jill Lagerstrom - Astronomy
Jill recently worked as an astronomy librarian at Johns Hopkins University

Michael Chesnes - Astronomy (reference only)
Michael is a science reference librarian at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Travis Warwick - Mathematics
Travis is the mathematics librarian at the University of Wisconsin Madison

Jenny Hart - Computer Science
Jenny is a librarian for computer science, mathematics, physics and statistics at the University of Chicago Library

Data Management

Cunera Buys
Cunera is a librarian for data and data management at Northwestern University

Grantwriting

Beth Brown
Beth is the Director of Assessment and Scholarly Communications at the University of Binghamton Library

Information literacy and Instruction

Jeffra Bussmann
Jeffra is an Associate Librarian at Cal State East Bay, where she covers Chemistry/Biochemistry, Mathematics, and Physics/Astronomy subjects. She has taught information literacy and library research in a variety of math classes (math for arts and humanities, optimization, Euclidian geometry), chemistry classes, and a physics composition class. She is also interested in designing a 1-credit science information literacy course that could complement the chemistry, math, and physics curriculum.

Marketing/Public Relations

Sharice Collins
Sharice is the Vice President of Marketing at IOP Publishing

Outreach

Kathleen Lehman
Kathleen is Head of User Services at the University of Arkansas Library

SLA Involvement

Ruth Kneale
Ruth has served as PAM Chair, and on the SLA Board as Divison Cabinet Chair. Ruth is the Systems Librarian for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope project

Barbara Kern
Barbara has served as PAM Chair and on the Special Libraries Association Board of Directors. She is Director of Science Libraries at the University of Chicago

Systems/Automation

Ruth Kneale
Ruth is the Systems Librarian for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope project

User Experience

Debra Kolah
Debra is Head of User Experience at Rice University Library

Writing for Publication:

Jeff Bond
Jeff is the Scholarly Communication Librarian and Science Research Liaison at Texas Christian University. He has published in Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship

Jeffra Bussmann
Jeffra is an Associate Librarian at Cal State East Bay, where she covers Chemistry/Biochemistry, Mathematics, and Physics/Astronomy subjects. Jeffra has published several peer-reviewed research articles and continues to write and publish. She is eager and willing to help others do the same.