Curriculum Vitae

Metadata Specialist, Atla

ILL Coordinator, North Park University

M.S. Library and Information Sciences                  in progress
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D., Theology                                                             2016
University of Chicago Divinity School
Dissertation: “Troeltsch’s Eschatological Absolute”
Committee: Kevin Hector (advisor), William Schweiker (reader), Ryan Coyne (reader)

M.A., Historical and Systematic Theology                 2006
Wheaton College
B.A., Christian Education and Ministry                      2005
Wheaton College

Martin Marty Center Junior Fellowship                        2015-16
Chave Dissertation Fellowship                                         2015-16

I teach regular workshops on information literacy, library research, citation management, and software programs for biblical and classical studies at Rolfing Library. I also regularly teach single sessions as a guest speaker for academic courses.

Library Workshops
“Libraries at Your Fingertips: Using Interlibrary Loan”
“Bibliographies Without the Headaches: Zotero”
“Finding Resources for Biblical and Theological Studies”

Library Doctoral Workshops
“Organizing Your Dissertation Research: Philosophy, Strategies, and Tools”
“Publishing Articles and Presenting at Conferences as a Doctoral Student”
“The Manuscript is Finished, Now What? Things to Consider for ProQuest and Publishers”

• Lecturer,                      Theological Research Methods          Fall 2019
• Lecturer,                      History of Western Thought I            Fall 2018
• Guided Study,             History of Western Thought I            Fall 2017, Spring 2018
• Guided Study,            Modern Political Thought and Peru  Fall 2017
• Lecturer                      History of Western Thought II            Spring 2017
• Lecturer                       Human Being and Citizen                    Fall 2014
• Writing Intern           Human Being and Citizen                     Fall 2015
• Teaching Assistant    Introduction to Theology                      Spring 2015
• Writing Intern            Readings in World Literature             Winter 2015
• Writing Intern           Human Being and Citizen                     Winter 2014
• Writing Intern           Human Being and Citizen                     Fall 2013

Theological Librarian                                                                       2016-2019
Rolfing Library, Trinity International University

  • Subject Liaison for Biblical Studies, Theology, Intercultural Studies, Philosophy, and Ministry
  • Reference Services, including supervision of reference assistants
  • Collection Development for liaison subject areas
  • Information literacy and research instruction
  • Organize and host faculty book talks and table talks

Adjunct Instructor                                                                            2017-present
Trinity International University

  • Philosophy Department in the College
  • REACH Adult Undergraduate Program
  • Divinity School

Lecturer and Writing Intern                                                           2013-2015
Humanities Division, University of Chicago

Resident Head                                                                                   2011-2016
Shorey House, University of Chicago

Cataloging Associate                                                                        2006-2010
Buswell Memorial Library, Wheaton College

  • Copy cataloging of new acquisitions
  • Supervision of cataloging assistant and student workers

• Member, Humanities & Social Sciences Library Advisory Board, Bloomsbury Digital Resources
• Member, TEDS Institutional Self-Study Committee on Library and Faculty (2018-2019)
• President, Chicago Area Theological Library Association (2018-2019)
• Member, Distance Education Faculty Committee, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (2017-)
• Secretary/Vice President, Chicago Area Theological Library Association (2017-2018)
• Student Convener, Campus Visit for Assistant Professor in Theology Search (2015)
• Member of the Library Student Advisory Group, University of Chicago (2012-2015)
• Student Coordinator, University of Chicago Theology Workshop, University of Chicago (2013-14)

Review Work
• Referee for Open Theology (2019)
• Referee for Journal of Religion (2016)
• Grant application reviewer for Arete Initiative, University of Chicago (2009)

• American Library Association
• American Academy of Religion
• American Theological Library Association