Research Consultation Librarians

Choose a Reference Librarian that fits your subject discipline and contact him or her directly to arrange for a consultation. If you do not see your subject represented, or have any questions please contact Kathleen Kern (

You will have a research consultation with your chosen librarian, and they will email you a summary of your consultation afterwards.  You will attach this email to your application form. Research Consultations are usually scheduled for 30 minutes to one hour.

Humanities & Social Sciences

  • Sheila Devaney ( – Advertising, Public Relations, Family & Consumer Sciences, Journalism & Mass Media, Entertainment & Media Studies
  • Kelsey Forrester ( Education
  • Emily Hopkins ( - Classics, Religion, Philosophy, Fine Arts and Architecture
  • Kathleen Kern ( – Landscape Architecture, Historic Preservation, Environmental Ethics and Sustainability
  • Nan McMurry ( – History, African Studies, Military Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women’s Studies, Anthropology, Italian
  • Kristin Nielsen ( – English, American and Comparative Literature, Drama, Film Studies
  • John Prechtel (, Economics, Finance
  • Amber Prentiss ( -- Social Work, Women's Studies, Sociology, Communication Studies
  • Sandra Riggs( -- Psychology, Educational Psychology
  • Jill Severn ( – Russell Library, primary sources, Modern Southern History, Modern Georgia History, Material Culture Studies 
  • Laura D. Shedenhelm ( - Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Romance Languages, Linguistics
  • Deborah Stanley ( – Germanic and Slavic Studies
  • Diane Trap ( – History, Anthropology
  • Elizabeth White ( – Political Science, International Affairs, Public Administration

Science & Technology

  • Colleen Gardina ( - College of Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Statistics
  • Diana Hartle ( – Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Ecology, Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Cynthia Prosser ( - Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy, Statistics
  • Jessica Varsa ( - Public Health
  • Ian Thomas ( – FACS - Foods & Nutrition, Pharmacy, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Marine Sciences, Microbiology, Plant Biology, Biological Sciences