Library Liaisons & Faculty Representatives

LMU librarians aid the Acquisitions and Collection Development Department by serving as liaisons to academic departments. Liaisons aid in developing the library's collections by assuring that approval plan profiles are accurate and current, and that the collections comprehensively support LMU's academic programs. In their collection development role, librarian liaisons choose library materials by actively seeking out, evaluating, and reviewing materials.

Liaisons also serve an outreach function, and can act as a conduit between academic departments and the library to make sure that we are serving the unique research and information literacy needs of students and faculty in each discipline to the best of our ability. Liaisons are assigned subjects based on his/her undergraduate and graduate degrees, academic interests, and the needs of the library.

Each academic department/program at LMU assigns a faculty member to serve as Faculty Library Representative (FLR) for that department. The FLR may be the primary contact person for his or her department with the library. FLRs are responsible for communicating curriculum changes to the library and providing feedback from the faculty to the library regarding library services, policies, procedures, and collections.

Faculty with questions regarding the purchase of library materials or other functions of the library should contact their departmental FLR or their librarian liaison (name links below will email the library liaison). For general questions about the liaison program, please contact Jamie Hazlitt.


SubjectLibrarian LiaisonFaculty Representative
African American Studies Glenn Johnson-Grau Adilifu Nama
Art and Art History Jamie Hazlitt Saeri Dobson
Asian and Asian American Studies Rachel Wen-Paloutzian Yanjie Wang
Asian Pacific American Studies Rachel Wen-Paloutzian  
Bioethics Glenn Johnson-Grau Roberto Dell'Oro
Biology Glenn Johnson-Grau John Waggoner
Business: Accounting Nataly Blas Michael Moore
Business: Finance/CIS Nataly Blas Joshua Spizman
Business: Management Nataly Blas Angelica Gutierrez
Business: Marketing/Business Law Nataly Blas Velitchka Kaltcheva
Chemistry/Biochemistry Marie Kennedy Tom Reilly
Chicana/o Studies Raymundo Andrade Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson
Classics/Archaeology Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet Jeff Siker
Communication Studies Susan Archambault Craig Rich
Dance Javier Garibay Scott Heinzerling
Economics Walter Walker Zaki Eusufzai
Educational Leadership Jennifer Masunaga Jill Bickett
Educational Support Services Jennifer Masunaga Sheri Atwater
Elementary and Secondary Education Jennifer Masunaga Candace Poindexter
Specialized Programs in Urban Education Jennifer Masunaga Ernesto Colin
Engineering, Civil and Environmental Science Christina Hennessey John Dorsey
Engineering, Electrical/Computer Science Stephanie Gritz Hossein Asghari
Engineering, Mechanical Christina Hennessey Mel Mendelson
English Melanie Hubbard Kate Pickert
Film and TV: Animation Rhonda Rosen Shane Acker
Film and TV: Film, TV, and Media Studies Rhonda Rosen Susan Barber
Film and TV: Production Ron Lewis Mikael Kreuzriegler
Film and TV: Recording Arts Ron Lewis Kurt Daugherty
Film and TV: Screenwriting Rhonda Rosen  
Health and Human Sciences Glenn Johnson-Grau Heather Tarleton
History Alexander Justice Kevin McDonald
Jewish Studies Rhonda Rosen Gil Klein
Marital and Family Therapy Alexander Justice Debra Linesch
Mathematics Jamie Hazlitt Vivian Lezak
Modern Languages Alexander Justice Jose Badenes
Music John Jackson  
Philosophy Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet Jason Baehr
Physics Marie Kennedy John Bulman
Political Science Elisa Slater-Acosta Gene Park
Psychology Jennifer Masunaga  
Sociology Aisha Conner-Gaten Stacy Burns
Theatre Arts Cynthia Becht Arnab Banerji
Theological Studies Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet Charlotte Radler
Urban Studies and Geography Aisha Conner-Gaten Peter Hoffman
Women's and Gender Studies Aisha Conner-Gaten Sina Kramer
Yoga Studies Desirae Zingarelli-Sweet Chris Chapple