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Dean's Office

Office Staff

Name Job title Office Phone Email
Connie Foster Professor; Dean Cravens 102 270-745-2904
Susan Broady Office Assistant Cravens 102 270-745-2905
Jan Renusch Office Coordinator Cravens 102 270-745-2904
Sara Volpi Literary Outreach Coordinator Cravens 106 270-745-4502
Glenda White Office Coordinator Cravens 105 270-745-5054
Jennifer Wilson Marketing Coordinator Cravens 109 270-745-6977

Department of Library Public Services


Library Faculty

Name Job title Office Phone Email
Brian Coutts Professor; Department Head Cravens 502 270-745-6121
Bryan Carson Professor; Grants & Assessment/Research Instruction Coordinator Cravens 906 270-745-5007
Allison Day Instructor, Saturday Weekend Librarian (Part-time) Helm 109 270-745-6122
Laura DeLancey* Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Electronic and Continuing Resources Cravens 306 270-745-3979
Dan Forrest Associate Professor; Access Services Coordinator Cravens 606 270-745-6164
John Gottfried Associate Professor; Coordinator of Reference Services/ Business Librarian Helm 101 270-745-6176
Jennifer Joe Assistant Professor; Owensboro Regional Librarian Owensboro 219 270-852-7785
Sean Kinder Associate Professor; Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian Cravens 806 270-745-6339
Elisabeth Knight Associate Professor; Distance Education Library Services Coordinator Helm 104C 270-745-6117
Rosemary Meszaros Professor; Coordinator of Government Documents & Law Helm 01 270-745-6441
Jack Montgomery* Professor; Coordinator of Acquisitions / Collection Services Cravens 304 270-745-6156
Anthony Paganelli Instructor I; Elizabethtown-Fort Knox Regional Librarian CPREC 130R 270-706-8596
Katherine Pennavaria Professor; Visual and Performing Arts Library Coordinator Cravens 207 207-745-6119
Audrey Robinson-Nkongola Assistant Professor; Glasgow Regional Librarian Glasgow 149 270-659-6910
Charles H. Smith Professor; Science Librarian Helm 102 270-745-6079
Roxanne Spencer Associate Professor; Educational Resources Center (ERC) Coordinator ERC 1073 270-745-4659
Carol Watwood Associate Professor; Health Sciences Librarian Helm 103 270-745-3912
Nikole Wolfe Instructor; Sunday Weekend Librarian (Part-Time) Helm 106 270-745-6125
Haiwang Yuan Professor; Web & Emerging Technologies Coordinator Cravens 103 270-745-5084
* Dual report to DLPS with DLTS as tenure home

Library Staff

Name Job title Office Phone Email
Paula Bowles Patron Accounts Specialist Cravens 403 270-745-6167
Chris Bryant Glasgow / Owensboro Regional Library Assistant Glasgow /
Ryan Dowell Office Assistant (Part-time) Cravens 501 270-745-6111
Phillip Edwards Circulation Assistant Commons 270-745-3951
Kathy Foushee Evening Circulation Supervisor Commons 270-745-3951
Kenneth Foushee Interlibrary Loan Specialist Helm 107 270-745-5053
Michael Franklin Media & Reserves Specialist VPAL 270-745-6166
Shizhen Gao Senior Interlibrary Loan Specialist Cravens 600 270-745-6946
Amanda Hardin Reference Services Specialist Helm 104B 270-745-6115
Valerie Kinder Late Night Circulation Supervisor, Circulation Desk Commons 270-745-3951
Debbie LaMastus KY Government Information & Law Specialist Helm 3 270-745-6107
Selina Langford Senior Interlibrary Loan Assistant Helm 107 270-745-6118
Qi Liu Late-Night and Weekend Security Cravens 401 270-745-5444
Alan Logsdon Senior Periodicals Associate Helm 204 270-745-6120
Christopher McConnell Library Assistant VPAL 270-745-2888
Ellen Micheletti Educational Resources Center Specialist ERC 270-745-4552
Morgan Moran Senior Library Assistant VPAL 270-745-2888
Tyler Muse Glasgow Regional Library Assistant Glasgow 270-659-6911
Angela Ng Library Assistant (Part-time) VPAL 270-745-2889
Nathalia Ng Weekend Circulation Supervisor Commons 270-745-3951
Rebecca Nimmo Educational Resources Center Assistant ERC 270-745-4552
Daniel Peach Library Facilities Coordinator Cravens 502 270-745-6111
Michael Polston Library Security Officer, Weekend Cravens (270) 745-5444
Allison Salmon Reference Assistant (Part-time) Helm 106 270-659-6911
Jessica Shirley Library Security Assistant Java City 270-745-3718
Jessica Simpson Library Security Assistant Java City 270-745-3718
Allison Sircy Senior Periodicals  Assistant Helm 204 270-745-4316
Dewayne Stovall Government Information & Law Specialist Helm 3 270-745-6918
Michael Vincent Late-Night Governmental/Law Assistant Helm Ground Floor 270-745-6124
Gary Whittle Circulation Desk Supervisor Cravens 403 270-745-6173
Doug Wiles Library Security Coordinator Cravens 401 270-745-5444
Amy Wilk Distance Education Library Services Assistant (Part-time) Helm 104C 270-745-6117
Stephanie Wise Library Assistant (Part-time) VPAL 270-745-2889
Rachel Wyatt Library Assistant (Part-time) Helm 202

Department of Library Special Collections


Library Faculty

Name Job title Office Phone Email
Jonathan Jeffrey Professor; Department Head, Manuscripts/Folklife Archives Coordinator KY 216 270-745-5265
Sue Lynn McDaniel Associate Professor; Special Collections Librarian KY 206 270-745-3246
Donna Parker Associate Professor; Exhibits Curator, Kentucky Museum KY 304 270-745-6083
Nancy Richey Associate Professor; Reading Room Coordinator / Visual Resources Librarian KY 206 270-745-6092
Christy Spurlock Associate Professor; Education Curator, Kentucky Museum KY E123 270-745-6082
Sandy Staebell Associate Professor; Registrar/Collections Curator, Kentucky Museum KY 305 270-745-6260

Library Staff

Name Job title Office Phone Email
Suellyn Lathrop University Archivist KY E308 270-745-4793
Maria T. Lewis Library Assistant KY 206 270-745-5427
April McCauley Archives Assistant KY E312 270-745-5830
Lynn Niedermeier Manuscripts Assistant KY E216 270-745-6434

Department of Library Technical Services


Library Faculty

Name Job title Office Phone Email
Laura Bohuski Assistant Professor; Special Formats Catalog Librarian Cravens 309 270-745-5072
Deana Groves Associate Professor; Department Head Cravens 301 270-745-6151
Laura DeLancey Assistant Professor; Coordinator of Electronic and Continuing Resources Cravens 306 270-745-3979
Uma Doraiswamy Associate Professor; Coordinator of Bibliographic Access and Training Cravens 307 270-745-6442
Amanda Drost Associate Professor; Monograph Catalog Librarian Cravens 309 270-745-2962
Jack Montgomery Professor;  Coordinator of Collection Services  Cravens 304 270-745-6156
Joseph Shankweiler Assistant Professor, Special Collections Catalog Librarian Cravens 309 270-745-6306

Library Staff

Name Job title Office Phone Email
Crystal Bowling Office Coordinator / Student Personnel Cravens 302 270-745-4141
Tracy Bryant Continuing Resources Accounts Specialist Cravens 312 270-745-6161
Eric Fisher Library Discovery and Integrated Systems Administrator Cravens 707 270-745-6165 eric.fisher@wkuedu
Emily Eden Gabriel Database Project Specialist Cravens 309 270-745-6153
Janice Haley Senior Continuing Resources Associate / Check-In Cravens 312 270-745-6159
Dean Jones Acquisitions Account Specialist Cravens 309 270-745-6425
Katherine King Senior Acquisition Assistant Cravens 309 270-745-3982
Jeannie Marr Senior Catalog Assistant Cravens 309 270-745-8925
Lesley Montgomery Senior Catalog Assistant Cravens 309 270-745-6113
John Sarkozi Senior Acquisitions Assistant / Receiving and Orders Cravens 309 270-745-6158 / 745-6134
Todd Seguin Scholarly Communication Specialist Cravens 312 (270) 745-6160
Linda White Senior Acquisitions Assistant / Orders and Gifts Cravens 309 270-745-6157
Brenda Wood Senior Continuing Resources Associate / Claims Cravens 312 270-745-6162

Library Systems Office

Name Job title Office Phone Email
Connie Foster Professor; Dean, University Libraries  Cravens 102 270-745-2904
John Bowers Director, Academic Technology MMTH 239 270-745-4278
Shaden Melky Library Technology Consultant Helm 6D 270-745-5139
Michael Moore Library Systems Office Manager Helm 202 270-745-3620
Daniel Pawley Library Technology Consultant Helm 6A 270-745-4267
Terry Perkins Library Technology Consultant Helm 6C 270-745-4225
Haiwang Yuan Professor; Web & Emerging Technologies Coordinator Cravens 103 270-745-5084


Building Abbreviations and Locations:

  • Commons: Commons at Cravens Library (Cravens 4th floor)
  • CPREC: WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox Library
  • Cravens: Raymond Cravens Library
  • ERC: Educational Resources Center at Gary A. Ransdell Hall (Map, Directions and Parking Information)
  • Glasgow: WKU Glasgow Library
  • Helm: Helm Library
  • Java City: Cafeteria on the 1st floor of Helm Library
  • KY: Kentucky Building
  • MMTH: Mass Media & Technological Hall
  • Owensboro: WKU Owensboro Library
  • VPAL: Visual & Performing Art Library on the 2nd floor of Cravens Library
  • Wetherby: Wetherby Administrative Building

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