Michigan State University

Subject Librarians

The table below lists the name, office telephone number and e-mail address of the librarian who specializes in service for each subject area. Subject librarians offer research advice to individuals or university classes, and consider requests for purchase of new materials. The subject terms are linked to corresponding lists of electronic resources. Librarians with liaison duties for Multidisciplinary Collections and Residential Colleges are listed at the bottom of the page.

For general questions about the collection, contact Steven Sowards, Associate Director for Collections at (517) 884-6391.

Collection Development Policy Statements

African Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
African Studies Joe Lauer
Peter Limb
(517) 884-0839
(517) 884-0838
lauer@msu.edu
limb@msu.edu
Agriculture
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics Suzanne Teghtmeyer (517) 884-0894 teghtmey@lib.msu.edu
Agriculture and Forestry Suzanne Teghtmeyer (517) 884-0894 teghtmey@lib.msu.edu
Animal Culture Andrea Kepsel (517) 884-0898 akepsel@msu.edu
Beekeeping Andrea Kepsel (517) 884-0898 akepsel@msu.edu
Dairy Science Andrea Kepsel (517) 884-0898 akepsel@msu.edu
Anthropology
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Anthropology Deborah Margolis (517) 884-0892 deborahm@lib.msu.edu
Architecture
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Architecture Terrie Wilson (517) 884-0862 wilso398@msu.edu

Human Environment and Design

Terrie Wilson (517) 884-0862 wilso398@msu.edu
Art History
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Art History Terrie Wilson (517) 884-0862 wilso398@msu.edu
Arts, Performing
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Dance, Theatre, Film Studies Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Arts, Visual
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Film Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Photography Terrie Wilson (517) 884-0862 wilso398@msu.edu
Asian Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Asian Studies Xian Wu (517) 884-0837 wuxian@lib.msu.edu
Central Asia Terri Miller (517) 884-0841 ticklet@msu.edu

Western Asia
(See Middle Eastern Studies)

Deborah Margolis (517) 884-0892 deborahm@lib.msu.edu
Astronomy
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Astronomy Judy Matthews (517) 884-5882 matthe20@msu.edu
Biological Sciences
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Susan Kendall (517) 884-0902 skendall@msu.edu
Biology: General Susan Kendall (517) 884-0902 skendall@msu.edu
Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Andrea Kepsel (517) 884-0898 akepsel@msu.edu
Botany Suzanne Teghtmeyer (517) 884-0894 teghtmey@lib.msu.edu
Ecology Eric Tans (517) 884-7808 tans@lib.msu.edu
Gull Lake Library Melissa Yost (269) 671-2310 Melissa.Yost@kbs.msu.edu
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Susan Kendall (517) 884-0902 skendall@msu.edu
Neuroscience Susan Kendall (517) 884-0902 skendall@msu.edu
Pharmacology & Toxicology Susan Kendall (517) 884-0902 skendall@msu.edu
Physiology Susan Kendall (517) 884-0902 skendall@msu.edu
Zoology Susan Kendall (517) 884-0902 skendall@msu.edu
Business
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Accounting Katie Emery (517) 432-4182 emeryc@lib.msu.edu
Advertising Alex Hauser (517) 884-6679 hauseral@msu.edu
Career Information

 

Katie Emery (517) 432-4182 emeryc@lib.msu.edu
Corporate Social Responsibility Terence O'Neill (517) 884-6685 oneillt@msu.edu
Data Services Katie Emery (517) 432-4182 emeryc@lib.msu.edu
Entrepreneurship Terence O'Neill (517) 884-6685 oneillt@msu.edu
Finance Katie Emery (517) 432-4182 emeryc@lib.msu.edu
Hospitality Business Breezy Silver (517) 432-4181 silverbr@msu.edu
Human Resources Terence O'Neill (517) 884-6685 oneillt@msu.edu
Labor Relations Terence O'Neill (517) 884-6685 oneillt@msu.edu
Management Laura Leavitt (517) 355-4647 leavitt9@msu.edu
Marketing Alex Hauser (517) 884-6679 hauseral@msu.edu
MBA Programs Laura Leavitt (517) 355-4647 leavitt9@msu.edu
Small Business Terence O'Neill (517) 884-6685 oneillt@msu.edu
Supply Chain Management Terence O'Neill (517) 884-6685 oneillt@msu.edu
Canadian Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address

Canadian Studies

Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Chemistry
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Chemistry Tina Qin (517) 884-7666 qinna@lib.msu.edu
Classics
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Classical Archaeology Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Classical Studies Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Clothing & Textiles
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Clothing Terrie Wilson (517) 884-0862 wilso398@msu.edu
Textiles Terrie Wilson (517) 884-0862 wilso398@msu.edu
Comics
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Comic Art Randall W. Scott (517) 884-6474 scottr@msu.edu
Communication
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Advertising Breezy Silver (517) 432-4181 silverbr@msu.edu
Communication Sharon Ladenson (517) 884-0891 ladenson@msu.edu
Communicative Sciences and Disorders Mari Monosoff-Richards (517) 884-8462 monosoff@msu.edu
Communications Technology Sharon Ladenson (517) 884-0891 ladenson@msu.edu
Journalism Hui Hua Chua (517) 884-0856 chua@lib.msu.edu
Telecommunications Sharon Ladenson (517) 884-0891 ladenson@msu.edu
Computers
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Computer Science Tom Volkening (517) 432-1498 volkenin@msu.edu
Criminal Justice
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Criminal Justice Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Digital Humanities
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Digital Humanities Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Economics
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Economics Breezy Silver (517) 432-4181 silverbr@lib.msu.edu
Education
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Counseling Jill Morningstar (517) 884-0852 jmorning@msu.edu

Educational Administration

Sara Miller (517) 884-0835 smiller@msu.edu
Educational Psychology Jill Morningstar (517) 884-0852 jmorning@msu.edu

Kinesiology

Sheila Bryant (517) 884-0896 bryants@msu.edu
Special Education Jill Morningstar (517) 884-0852 jmorning@msu.edu
Teacher Education Jill Morningstar (517) 884-0852 jmorning@msu.edu
Engineering
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Engineering Tom Volkening (517) 432-1498 volkenin@msu.edu
Environmental Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Environmental Policy Eric Tans (517) 884-7808 tans@lib.msu.edu
Environmental Science Eric Tans (517) 884-7808 tans@lib.msu.edu
Environmental Studies Eric Tans (517) 884-7808 tans@lib.msu.edu
Fisheries and Wildlife Eric Tans (517) 884-7808 tans@lib.msu.edu
Landscape Architecture Kathleen Weessies (517) 884-0849 weessie2@msu.edu
Park and Recreation Resources Suzanne Teghtmeyer (517) 884-0894 teghtmey@lib.msu.edu
Planning & Design Kathleen Weessies (517) 884-0849 weessie2@msu.edu
Ethnic Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
African American Studies Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Arab American Studies Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Boricua Studies Diana Rivera (517) 884-0848 dianar@msu.edu
Chicano Studies (Mexican American) Diana Rivera (517) 884-0848 dianar@msu.edu
European Americans and Other Immigrant Groups Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Hispanic (see Boricua, Chicano and/or Latino Studies) Diana Rivera (517) 884-0848 dianar@msu.edu
Native American Studies Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
European Studies & Russian Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
British History/Studies Agnes Widder (517) 884-6394 widder@msu.edu

European Studies(General)

Mary Jo Zeter (517) 884-0840 zeter@msu.edu
French Studies Agnes Widder (517) 884-6394 widder@msu.edu
Germanic Studies Michael Rodriguez (provisional) (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Iberian Studies (Spanish, Portuguese) Mary Jo Zeter (517) 884-0840 zeter@msu.edu
Irish History/Studies Agnes Widder (517) 884-6394 widder@msu.edu
Italian Studies Mary Jo Zeter (517) 884-0840 zeter@msu.edu
Modern Greek Studies Mary Jo Zeter (517) 884-0840 zeter@msu.edu

Russian and East European Studies

Terri Miller (517) 884-0841 ticklet@msu.edu
Food Science & Nutrition
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Food Science Anita Ezzo (517) 884-6397 ezzoa@msu.edu
Nutrition Anita Ezzo (517) 884-6397 ezzoa@msu.edu
Gender Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Gay and Lesbian Studies Sharon Ladenson (517) 884-0891 ladenson@msu.edu
Men's Studies Peter Berg (517) 884-6396 berg@msu.edu
Women's Studies Sharon Ladenson (517) 884-0891 ladenson@msu.edu
Geography
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address

Geography

Kathleen Weessies

Amanda Tickner

(517) 884-0849

(517) 884-9432

weessie2@msu.edu

atickner@lib.msu.edu

GIS (Geographic Information Science)

Kathleen Weessies

Amanda Tickner

(517) 884-0849

(517) 884-9432

weessie2@msu.edu

atickner@lib.msu.edu

Maps/Atlases

Kathleen Weessies

Amanda Tickner

(517) 884-0849

(517) 884-9432

weessie2@msu.edu

atickner@lib.msu.edu

Geology
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Geology Kathleen Weessies (517) 884-0849 weessie2@msu.edu
Government
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Canadian Government Documents Julia Frankosky (517) 884-6387 frankosk@msu.edu
International Documents Julia Frankosky (517) 884-6387 frankosk@msu.edu
Michigan Government Documents Shawn Nicholson (517) 884-6448 nicho147@msu.edu
U.S. Government Documents Julia Frankosky (517) 884-6387 frankosk@msu.edu
Grants
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Foundations Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Fundraising Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Proposal Writing Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
History
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
American (U.S.) History Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Ancient History Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
British/Irish History Agnes Widder (517) 884-6394 widder@msu.edu
French History Agnes Widder (517) 884-6394 widder@msu.edu
General History (see also specific regions) Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Historiography Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Medieval and Renaissance/Early Modern Studies Agnes Widder (517) 884-6394 widder@msu.edu

Military Science

Michael Unsworth (517) 884-0854 unsworth@msu.edu
International Development
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
International Development (see also specific regions) Xian Wu (517) 884-0837 wuxian@lib.msu.edu
Jewish Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Jewish Studies Deborah Margolis (517) 884-0892 deborahm@lib.msu.edu
Human Resources & Labor Relations
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Human Resources Laura Leavitt (517) 355-4647 leavitt9@msu.edu
Labor Relations Laura Leavitt (517) 355-4647 leavitt9@msu.edu
Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Caribbean Studies Mary Jo Zeter (517) 884-0840 zeter@msu.edu
Latin American Studies Mary Jo Zeter (517) 884-0840 zeter@msu.edu
Library Science
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Books & Printing Ranti Junus (517) 884-0878 junus@lib.msu.edu
Library Science Ranti Junus (517) 884-0878 junus@lib.msu.edu
Museum Studies Ranti Junus (517) 884-0878 junus@lib.msu.edu
Linguistics & Language
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Language and
English Language Center
Stephanie C. Perentesis (517) 884-0836 perente1@msu.edu
Linguistics Stephanie C. Perentesis (517) 884-0836 perente1@msu.edu
Literature
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
American & English Literature Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Canadian Literature Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Mathematics
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Mathematics Sheila Bryant (517) 884-0896 bryants@msu.edu
Statistics Sheila Bryant (517) 884-0896 bryants@msu.edu
Medicine
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Biostatistics Abraham Wheeler (517) 884-0893 awheeler@msu.edu
Epidemiology Abraham Wheeler (517) 884-0893 awheeler@msu.edu
Medicine

Iris Kovar-Gough

Mari Monosoff-Richards

(517) 884-0909 (EL)
(616) 234-2742 (GR)

(517) 884-8462

iriskg@lib.msu.edu

monosoff@msu.edu

Osteopathic Medicine

Abraham Wheeler (517) 884-0893 awheeler@msu.edu
Middle Eastern Sudies
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Middle Eastern (Western Asia) Studies Deborah Margolis (517) 884-0892 deborahm@lib.msu.edu
Music
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Music Terrie Wilson (provisional) (517) 884-0862 wilso398@msu.edu
Numeric Data
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Numeric Data Shawn Nicholson (517) 884-6448 nicho147@msu.edu
Nursing
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Nursing Jessica Shira Sender (517) 355-8324 jsender@msu.edu
Packaging
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Packaging Anita Ezzo (517) 884-6397 ezzoa@msu.edu
Philosophy
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Philosophy Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Physics
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Physics Judy Matthews (517) 884-5882 matthe20@msu.edu
Political Science
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Political Science Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Psychology
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Psychology Jill Morningstar (517) 884-0852 jmorning@msu.edu
Public Health
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Public Health Abraham Wheeler (517) 884-0893 awheeler@msu.edu
Public Policy
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Public Administration Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Public Policy Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Religion
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Religious Studies Agnes Widder (517) 884-6394 widder@msu.edu
Sociology
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Human Development & Family Studies Carin Graves (517) 884-0854 gravesc@msu.edu
Social Work

 

Carin Graves (517) 884-0854 gravesc@msu.edu
Sociology Carin Graves (517) 884-0854 gravesc@msu.edu
Special Collections
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Rare Books and Special Collections Peter Berg (517) 884-6396 berg@msu.edu
Sports & Kinesiology
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Sports & Kinesiology Sheila Bryant (517) 884-0896 bryants@msu.edu
Turfgrass
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Turfgrass Pete Cookingham (517) 884-1950 cooking1@msu.edu
Veterinary Medicine
Discipline Librarian Phone Email Address
Veterinary Medicine Andrea Kepsel (517) 884-0898 akepsel@msu.edu

Multidisciplinary Collections

Collection Librarian Phone Email Address
Area Studies (General) Mary Jo Zeter (517) 884-0840 zeter@msu.edu

Browsing Collection
(recent popular fiction and nonfiction)

Terrie Wilson (517) 884-0862 wilso398@msu.edu
Careers (Reference) Rachel Minkin (517) 881-0874 minkinr@msu.edu
Financial Aid Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Funding Center Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Grants Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Health Sciences (General) Susan Kendall (517) 884-0902 skendall@msu.edu
Humanities (General) Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu
Main Library Reference

Rachel Minkin

Hui Hua Chua

(517) 884-0874
(517) 884-0856
minkinr@msu.edu
chua@msu.edu
Planning & Design Kathleen Weessies (517) 884-0849 weessie2@msu.edu
Social Sciences (General) Jon Harrison (517) 884-0855 harris23@msu.edu
Sciences (General) Judy Matthews (517) 884-5882 matthe20@msu.edu
Travel (Reference) Hui Hua Chua (517) 884-0856 chua@msu.edu
Vincent Voice Library John Shaw (517) 884-0866 shawj@msu.edu
WRAC (Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures)

Michael Rodriguez

Ben Oberdick

(517) 884-6395
(517) 884-0895
rodri171@msu.edu
ob1@lib.msu.edu

Residential Colleges

College Librarian Phone Email Address
James Madison College Elizabeth Webster (517) 884-5929 ewebster@lib.msu.edu
Lyman Briggs College Suzanne Teghtmeyer (517) 884-0894 teghtmey@msu.edu
RCAH (Residential College in the Arts and Humanities) Michael Rodriguez (517) 884-6395 rodri171@msu.edu