I am a librarian who is passionate about open knowledge and public humanities. Currently I’m a Librarian for Digital Academic Strategies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. I previously worked as the Open Access Specialist at Boston University and received my M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College.

In my career as a librarian, I have advocated for open access to information, educated others about open access practices, and coordinated programming to promote the use of open educational resources. I am also active in a number of public humanities projects that promote community building, self-reflection, and social justice.

I am a member of the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program 2018-19 cohort.


“Setting Our Cites on Gender: Toward a Development of Inclusive Scholarly Support Services,” with Laura Robinson, Proceedings of the 2018 Library Assessment Conference (forthcoming 2019)

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