Human Sciences, Education, and Distance Learning Librarian
141A Middleton Library, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Born and lived: Abbeville, LA; Baton Rouge, LA; Athens, GA; Farmville, VA; Charlottesville, VA; Baton Rouge, LA (again).
Family: My partner Rodrigo and a large extended Cajun family.
in my spare time: I run, try to learn how to cook, and binge watch TV series.
favorite books: Too variable for a definite answer, but Mark Lawrence’s Broken Empire series has been my guilty pleasure lately.
philosophy: You always have choices; you just may not like them. Also, almost all of Al Swearengen’s philosophical musings on Deadwood.
most memorable career achievement: The day I realized I had finally found the right career.
how/where do I see the industry in five years: According to Al Swearengen, “Announcing your plans is a good way to hear God laugh.” I think that holds true in this case as well, so I can only share hopes, not predictions. I would like the environment surrounding publishing and academic libraries to change enough in five years that academic libraries no longer feel constrained by their past services and feel emboldened to take risks.