Past LCDP Fellows & Career Coaches

Luminary Class (2011–12)

Michelle Baildon
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries
Career Coach: Jeffrey Trzeciak, McMaster University Libraries

Angela Boyd
University of California, Santa Barbara Libraries
Career Coach: Cynthia Archer, York University Libraries

Nikhat Ghouse
University of Kansas Libraries
Career Coach: Robert Fox, Jr., University of Louisville Libraries

LaVerne Gray
Texas A&M University Libraries
Career Coach: Lorraine Harricombe, University of Kansas Libraries

Amy Harper
University of Washington Libraries
Career Coach: Vicki Williamson, University of Saskatchewan Library

Martin Knott
University of Michigan Library
Career Coach: James Mullins, Purdue University Libraries

Annette Marines
University of California, Santa Cruz Library
Career Coach: Connie Vinita Dowell, Vanderbilt University Library

Charlene Maxey-Harris
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Career Coach: Sara Lowman, Rice University Library

G. Salim Mohammed
Stanford University Library
Career Coach: Jon Cawthorne, Boston College Libraries

Alanna Aiko Moore
University of California, San Diego Libraries
Career Coach: Artemis Kirk, Georgetown University Libraries

Leslie L. Morgan
Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame
Career Coach: Julene Butler, Brigham Young University Library

Alexandra Rivera
University of Michigan Library
Career Coach: Nancy L. Baker, University of Iowa Libraries

Lisa Shiota
Library of Congress
Career Coach: Brenda Johnson, Indiana University Libraries Bloomington

Tito Sierra
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries
Career Coach: James Neal, Columbia University Libraries

Yunah Sung
University of Michigan Library
Career Coach: Susan Gibbons, Yale University Library

Billie Walker
Pennsylvania State University Libraries
Career Coach: Nancy E. Gwinn, Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Anping (Annie) Wu
University of Houston Libraries
Career Coach: Jina Choi Wakimoto, University of Colorado Boulder Libraries

Marlo Maldonado Young
University of California, San Diego Libraries
Career Coach: Carla Stoffle, University of Arizona Library 

Vanguard Class (2009–10)

Steven Adams 
Princeton University 
ARL Career Coach: Nancy Eaton, Pennsylvania State University

Marilia Antunez 
Appalachian State University 
ARL Career Coach: Karla Strieb, ARL

Kawanna Bright 
North Carolina State University 
ARL Career Coach: Crit Stuart, ARL

Leticia Camacho 
Brigham Young University 
ARL Career Coach: Joyce Thornton, Texas A&M University

Su Chen 
University of Minnesota 
ARL Career Coach: James Neal, Columbia University

Beatriz Hardy 
College of William and Mary 
ARL Career Coach: Cynthia Archer, York University

Jessica Kayongo 
University of Notre Dame 
ARL Career Coach: Susan Gibbons, Rochester University

Helen Look 
University of Michigan 
ARL Career Coach: Carla Stoffle, University of Arizona

Isabella Marques de Castilla 
Library of Congress 
ARL Career Coach: Catherine Murray-Rust, Georgia Institute of Technology

Loyd Mbabu 
University of Michigan 
ARL Career Coach: Deborah Jakubs, Duke University

Renaissance Class (2007–08)

Jeannie An 
Library Director, Innis (Business) Library, McMaster University 
Research project: “Developing a Core Competencies Model for 21st-Century Librarians at McMaster University Library” 
Mentor: Carla Stoffle, University of Arizona

Deepa Banerjee 
South Asian Studies Librarian, University of Washington 
Research project: “South Asian Librarianship: Current Challenges and Future Trends” 
Mentor: Karin Trainer, Princeton University

Hong Cheng 
Chinese Studies Librarian, University of California, Los Angeles 
Research project: “Global Scholarly Communication” 
Mentor: Jim Cogswell, University of Missouri–Columbia

Tabzeera Dosu 
Dean, University Library, California State University, Sacramento 
Research project: “Pathways to Creating Viable and Sustainable Scholarly Communication Business Models and the Future Roles of Research Libraries” 
Mentor: Joyce Thornton, Texas A&M University

Inas El-Sayed 
Information Technology Librarian and Head of Technical Services, Lincoln University 
Research project: “Managing Access to Digital Images: Survey of Lincoln University Alumni” 
Mentor: Paul Soderdahl, University of Iowa

Sharon Epps 
Head of Access Services, University of Maryland 
Research project: “How Does Organizational Structure Impact the Provision of Public Services?” 
Mentor: Julia Zimmerman, Ohio University/Florida State University

Aisha Harvey 
Collection Development Librarian, Duke University 
Research project: “The Use of Wikipedia in Libraries: Research in an Era of Decentralized Authority” 
Mentor: Barbara Dewey, University of Tennessee

Adrian Ho 
Collections Coordinator, University of Houston 
Research project: “Collaborations between University Libraries and University Presses” 
Mentor: Jim Neal, Columbia University

Shannon D. Jones 
Head, Outreach Services, Virginia Commonwealth University 
Research project: “What Does Outreach Mean in an Increasingly Digital Environment at an Academic Health Sciences Library?” 
Mentor: Bill Walker, University of Miami 
MLA scholarship recipient

Carmelita Pickett 
Head of Collection Development Operations, Texas A&M University 
Research project: “Black Studies Periodicals and Their Coverage in Thomson Scientific’s Journal Citation Reports Social Sciences Edition” 
Mentor: Bonnie MacEwan, Auburn University

Joanne Rich 
Information Management Librarian, University of Washington 
Research project: “Contributions of Librarians: Focus Group Interviews of Masters-Level Nursing Students at the University of Washington” 
Mentor: Nancy Seamans, University of Iowa

Michele Saunders 
Information Systems Librarian, University of Arizona 
Research project: “From Web Site to Web Presence: Patterns in the Construction of the Academic Library Web Presence” 
Mentor: Nancy Baker, University of Iowa

Anthony D. Smith 
Director of Digital Initiatives, Services, and Resources, University of Miami 
Research project: “In Pursuit of Tenure: An Observation of Publishing Expectations in the Academy” 
Mentor: Charles Lowry, University of Maryland/ARL

Plato Smith II 
Head, Digital Library Center, Florida State University 
Research project: “Where IR You? Using ‘Open Access’ to Extend the Reach and Richness of Faculty Research within a University” 
Mentor: Hannelore Rader, University of Louisville

Allison Sutton 
Psychology & Social Work Subject Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Research project: “Archival and Gray Literature Use Patterns in Library and Information Science Dissertations with a Focus on the African American Experience (1940-2006)” 
Mentor: Alice Prochaska, Yale University

Carlette Washington-Hoagland 
Coordinator of Assessment and Staff Development, University of Iowa 
Research project: “Identifying the Key Factors That Impede Faculty-Librarian Collaboration” 
Mentor: Vicki Williamson, University of Saskatchewan

Angela Weaver 
Head, Drama Library, and Public Services Coordinator, Special Collections, University of Washington 
Research project: “Investigating Compression among Librarian Salaries at the University of Washington” 
Mentor: Carol Mandel, New York University

Elaine Westbrooks 
Associate Dean of Libraries, University of Nebraska–Lincoln 
Research project: “Data Curation and Metadata Management: Problem and Promise” 
Mentor: Jim Mullins, Purdue University

Robert Wolfe 
Head, Metadata Services Unit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Research project: “Everyone Is Cataloging: Leveraging the Tagging Behavior of Users to Increase the Value of Library Information Services” 
Mentor: Karin Trainer, Princeton University

Li Zhang 
Information Services Librarian, University of Saskatchewan 
Research project: “Developing a Systematic Patent Search Training Program” 
Mentor: Karin Trainer, Princeton University

Intentional Visionaries Class (2003–04)

Buenaventura "Ven" Basco
Mentor: William "Bill" Gosling, University of Michigan
Recruitment, retention, and promotion of Asian/Pacific librarians in academic and public libraries in Florida

Wanda Brown
Mentor: Susan Nutter, North Carolina State University
Determining the impact of electronic resources on binding practices within academic libraries in North Carolina

Elizabeth Burnette
Mentor: Althea Jenkins, Florida State University
Managing the "soft" in software switch: Migrating people to an ILS

Portia Diaz-Martin
Mentor: Hannelore Rader, University of Louisville
Information literacy: Does it affect the academic success of college students?

La Ventra Ellis-Danquah*
Mentor: Terrance Burton, University of Wisconsin
To develop consumer health information resources to address the primary health needs of metro Detroit residents

Annie Marie Ford
Mentor: Joan Giesecke, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries
Recruitment and retention of librarians with an emphasis on the "grow your own librarian"

Lorrita Ford
Mentor: Carla Stoffle, University of Arizona
TBD

Lora Gault
Mentor: Shirley Baker, Washington University in St. Louis
After all these years, still alone: Plight of the academic African American librarian

Cindy Gruwell*
Mentor: Janet B. Stith, University of Kentucky Medical Library
Information literacy in the health sciences community: Developing library orientation programs to address the needs of primary users

Alysse Jordan
Mentor: Sarah Thomas, Cornell University
The evolving nature of academic reference librarianship in the digital age

Alice Kawakami
Mentor: Sarah Pritchard, University of California, Santa Barbara
Analysis of digital reference transcripts to identify and precipitate program improvements in traditional reference service

Mireille-Paule Kotoklo
Mentor: Nancy Baker, University of Iowa Libraries
Establishing a non-profit, charitable literacy organization committed to improving literacy levels by delivering books to children and adult learners in developing countries

Gregory Lewis
Mentor: Peter Graham, Syracuse University
Why there and not here? An examination of environmental factors that promote and enable model information literacy programs

Tammy Mays*
Mentor: Stella Bentley, University of Kansas
Providing information for consumers at multiple reading levels.

Ophelia Morey*
Mentor: Dorothy Jobe, Baptist Health System Consumer health information seeking behavior of African Americans: Understanding the influence of social networks

Elaina Norlin
Mentor: Betsy Wilson, University of Washington
Creating successful business plans for E-learning products: Learning from our colleagues and competitors

Akilah Nosakhere
Mentor: Barbara Dewey, University of Tennessee
Africana special collections: A case study

Carol Nurse
Mentor: Nancy Baker, University of Iowa Libraries
The effect of a library liaison to administrators and faculty for first year students in the library instruction program

Verónica Reyes
Mentor: Deborah Carver, University of Oregon
Cultural programs in an academic library: The cross-roads for intellectual curiosity

Edward Sanchez
Mentor: Paul Willis, University of South Carolina Analyzing the 2001-2002 data obtained from public university libraries in order to determine the impact recent economic conditions have had on patterns of funding

Linda Whang
Mentor: Ernie Ingles, University of Alberta
Developing a more relevant approach to teaching information literacy skills to students, faculty, and staff in the college of engineering.

Martha Yancey
Mentor: Julia Zimmerman, Ohio University
Web-based information literacy modules for undergraduates in the college of physical education

New Century Class (2001–02)

José A. Aguiñaga
Management of Remote Reference Service
Mentor: Margo Crist, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tracy Y. Allen
Create guidelines designed to assist librarians in establishing relationships with faculty to encourage the support of curriculum-based library programs that will significantly enhance the educational experience
Mentor: Barbara von Wahlder, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Consuella Askew Waller
Transformational or Transactional? Leadership styles of library directors at historically black colleges and universities and its impact on library services
Mentor: Joan Giesecke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Ellis B. Beteck
The Role of Information Services in International Development: The Experience of the United States Agency for International Development Library (USAID Library)
Mentor: Nancy L. Eaton, Pennsylvania State University

La Nina M. Clayton 
Exploring the development of a collaborative relationship among local repositories to create digital access to historic maps of the District of Columbia
Mentor: Nancy E. Gwinn, Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Raquel V. Cogell 
A Survey of African American Primary Sources in Georgia
Mentor: Stella Bentley, University of Kansas

Gisele Ira Glover 
Develop a well- structured Bibliographic Instruction program at the SUNY Stony Brook Music Library that meets the needs of all of its users
Mentor: Betsy Wilson, University of Washington

Anita H. Grant
Study to recommend ways that staff (both professional and student) may become more aware of the cultural and language differences of users and respond accordingly
Mentor: Barbara Dewey, University of Tennessee

Jacqueline Johnson 
In the Summer of 2001 students from the Miami University designed and built a children's library in the Village of Abrafo-Odumasi, Ghana. The research will evaluate the effectiveness of this library and determine ways to meet the expanding needs of people in the village.
Mentor: Karin Wittenborg, University of Virginia

Jiun-Huei Kuo 
Integration of Information Technology in Library Services and its application to East Asian Libraries
Mentor: Peter S. Graham, Syracuse University

Angela S. W. Lee 
An Outcomes-Based Evaluation of Web Tutorial Programs for Health and Social Work Students
Mentor: Nancy L. Baker, University of Iowa

Ibironke O. Lawal 
The Role of E-print Servers in Scholarly Communication
Mentor: Paul Gherman, Vanderbilt University

Vanessa D. Middleton 
Global Librarianship: African Initiatives. This research project is a feasibility study of a web-based distance education collaborative project between librarians, faculty and students from Wayne State Libraries and Cheikh Anta Diop University Library Bibliotheque de l'Universite Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar), formerly known as The University of Dakar in Senegal, West Africa.
Mentor: Susan K. Nutter, North Carolina State University

Sharon D. Horne Morris 
Canaries in the Mine: Developing effective assessment tools for programs like the LCDP
Mentor: Jerry D. Campbell, University of Southern California

Veronda J. Pitchford 
The Impact of University Library participation in "Town and Gown"
Mentor: Sarah M. Pritchard, University of California, Santa Barbara

Susana Tejada 
Art as Archive - Archive as Art Concern with the formation of cultural coalitions among museums, libraries, and archives - particularly the ways in which these repositories can be brought together in the digital realm.
Mentor: Camilla Alire, University of New Mexico

Judy Tsou 
Assessing the diversity "barometer" within the library and making some recommendations on implementing a diversity program
Mentor: Brian E. C. Schottlaender, University of California, San Diego

Deborah Turner 
This study will provide some data on "users' information seeking behavior" at both library reference and circulation service desks
Mentor: Carla Stoffle, University of Arizona

Susan A. Vega Garcia 
Examine Undergraduate student and faculty attitudes toward web-based library instruction
Mentor: Nancy L. Baker, University of Iowa

Barbara Williams 
Has the availability of full text databases influenced the research behavior of researchers in the Engineering sciences?
Mentor: Sherrie Schmidt, Arizona State University

Millennial Class (1999–2000)

Deborah Abston
Training Academic Librarians in the Use of Various Electronic Reference Tools
Mentor: Carla Stoffle, University of Arizona

Stephanie Sterling Brasley
Information Fluency
Mentor: Jennifer Younger, University of Notre Dame

Xiaofei Chen
The Management of Electronic Resources Related to Chinese Studies
Mentor: Jack Siggins, George Washington University

Jerome UpChurch Conley
Evaluate new services that the Miami Libraries began in the Winter 1998
Mentor: James Neal, John Hopkins University

Dell M. Davis
Distance Education and Access to Library Resources and Instruction
Mentor: Stella Bentley, Auburn University

Joseph R. (Bob) Diaz
Career Choices Minority Librarians Make
Mentor: Kenneth Frazier, University of Wisconsin

Karen E. Downing
Did the Peer Information Counseling Program at the University of Michigan influence career decisions of the participants?
Mentor: Emily R. Mobley, Purdue University

Deborah R. Hollis
Where the Colored Folks are: A look at African American Librarians in Management
Mentor: Joan Giesecke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dawn Ventress Kight
Distance Education and the Academic Library
Mentor: Pamela André, National Agricultural Library

Karen M. Letarte
A Quality Analysis of Program for Cooperative Cataloging BIBCO Core Records Contributed to the OCLC Database
Mentor: Nancy L. Baker, Washington State University

Haipeng Li
The Role of Libraries in a Multicultural Society: The Yunnan (China) Experience
Mentor: Scott Bennett, Yale University

Jian Liu
Electronic Journals in the Humanities
Mentor: Joseph Branin, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Genette McLaurin
In order to mount a formal curriculum of library instruction to facilitate effective research using electronic and networked information resources in Africana Studies, I will conduct market research that will identify the educational objectives and potential for such a curriculum.
Mentor: Meredith Butler, State University of New York at Albany

Elena (Jeannie) Posadas Miller
Science/Engineering Reference in the New Millennium
Mentor: Karin Trainer, Princeton University

Corey Murata
Environmental Survey of Computing and Technology Support in ARL Libraries
Mentor: William A. Gosling, University of Michigan

Darlene Nichols
Did the Peer Information Counseling Program at the University of Michigan influence career decisions of the participants?
Mentor: Paula T. Kaufman, University of Tennessee

Dajin Sun
How do research libraries provide bibliographic access to the digital resources in their collections?
Mentor: Paul Kobulnicky, University of Connecticut

Judith A. Valdez
Training librarians and paraprofessionals in the reference skills needed to help patrons who are blind, hearing-impared, dyslexic, or with other disabilities is both rewarding and frustrating at eh same time. This project will cover the opportunities available to help this unique group of users and the challenges presented to an academic library reference department.
Mentor: James F. Williams II, University of Colorado at Boulder

Inaugural Class (1997–98)

Maria de Jesus Ayala-Schueneman
Mentor: Emily Mobley, Purdue University

Johnnieque Blackmon-Love
Mentor: Joan Giesecke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jon E. Cawthorne
Mentor: Paula Kaufman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Vicki Coleman
Mentor: Dana Rooks, University of Houston

Patrick Jose Dawson
Mentor: William Gosling, University of Michigan

Tracey Hunter Hall
Mentor: Shirley Leung, University of California, Irvine

Glendora Johnson-Cooper
Mentor: Nancy Eaton, Pennsylvania State University

Kuang-Hwei (Janet) Lee-Smeltzer
Mentor: Jennifer Younger, University of Notre Dame

Barbara G. Lehn
Mentor: Sherrie Schmidt, Arizona State University

Poping Lin
Mentor: Miriam Drake, Georgia Institute of Technology

Nerea A. Llamas
Mentor: Joseph Branin, SUNY Stony Brook

Thura Mack
Mentor: Pamela Andre, National Agricultural Library

Teresa Y. Neely
Mentor: Scott Bennett, Yale University

Neville Prendergast
Mentor: Stella Bentley, Auburn University

Gloria L. Rhodes
Mentor: Ann Prentice, University of Maryland

Juan Carlos Rodriguez
Mentor: Camila Alire, Colorado State University

Janice Simmons-Welburn
Mentor: Carla Stoffle, University of Arizona

Denise Stephens
Mentor: Susan Nutter, North Carolina State University

Elayne Walstedter
Mentor: Nancy Baker, Washington State University

Valerie J. Wheat
Mentor: Barbara von Wahlde, SUNY at Buffalo

Mark D. Winston
Mentor: James Williams II, University of Colorado at Boulder

 
 
 

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