This is a shortened version of my CV. Need my full CV? Just ask: ztrope / gmail.

Updated June 2017


  • Emporia State University, Master of Library Science, 2010 (GPA: 3.96)
  • Oberlin College, Bachelor of Art History, 2007 (GPA: 3.83)


  • July 2016 to Present: University of Colorado Denver Assistant Professor, Pedagogy & Assessment Librarian at University of Colorado Denver, Auraria Library
  • 2012 to 2016: Pierce College in Puyallup, Washington
    • March 2016 to August 2016 Associate Professor, Reference & Instruction Librarian
    • September 2013 to March 2016 Assistant Professor, Reference & Instruction Librarian
    • September 2012 to September 2013 Temporary Assistant Professor, Reference & Instruction Librarian
  • January 2012 to June 2012: Lower Columbia College
    • Adjunct Librarian at Lower Columbia College in Longview, Washington

Credit-Bearing Courses Taught

  • INFO 101: Research Essentials
    • 2-credit online information literacy course taught in Canvas
  • COLLG 110: College Success
    • 3-credit face-to-face course emphasizing academic skills, goal setting, and cognitive psychology
  • READ 055, READ 075, READ 101: Reading Development, Reading Tactics, College Reading
    • Pre-college reading courses designed to strengthen reading comprehension and analysis skills

National Committees

Campus Committees

  • Chancellor’s Community College Pathways Action Team (January 2017 to Present)
  • University of Colorado Denver Campus Assessment Committee (August 2016 to Present)


  • 2010: Recipient of the Beta Phi Mu Achievement Award for academic excellence, leadership, and professional promise.

Professional Memberships

  • American Library Association
    • ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table
    • ALA Library Instruction Round Table
  • Association of College & Research Libraries
    • ACRL Community and Junior College Libraries Section
    • ACRL Contemplative Pedagogy Interest Group
    • ACRL Library and Information Science (LIS) Education Interest Group
    • ACRL Instruction Section