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Library Advisory Group

The purpose of the Library Advisory Group (LAG), which was established in 2010, is to advise the Dean of the Drexel Libraries, expand communication channels and develop partnerships throughout the University.

Members are invited to bring up any concerns or observations about the Libraries and are not expected to be a management or oversight group. Different perspectives from members are encouraged. Members take responsibility to routinely meet with their college/school dean and assembly of faculty both to share information about the Libraries and to solicit feedback from the constituents they represent on the Advisory Group.

Learn more about the FY23 Library Advisory Group members [PDF].

Library Advisory Group: FY23 Membership List

  • Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems: Kambiz Pourrezaei, Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering
  • Close School of Entrepreneurship: Gina Waters, Director, Administration & Operations
  • College of Arts & Sciences: Daniel King, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • College of Arts & Sciences: Rachel Reynolds, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Communication
  • College of Computing & Informatics: Alexander H. Poole, PhD, Associate Professor, Information Science
  • College of Engineering: Chris Sales, PhD, Assistant Professor, Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
  • College of Medicine: Cheryl Hanau, MD, Professor, & Richard Shuman, MD, Chair, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine                                 
  • College of Nursing and Health Professions: Constance Perry, PhD, HEC-C, Associate Professor, Health Administration
  • Dornsife School of Public Health: Yvonne Michael, Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Drexel University Online: Kimberly David-Chung, Assistant Vice President, Virtual Student Experience
  • Graduate Student Association: Monica Hlinka
  • Graduate Student Association: Mutuma Ichaba
  • Graduate Student Association: Indraneel Uday Bhosale 
  • LeBow College of Business: Richard Barnett, PhD, Clinical Professor, Economics
  • Pennoni Honors College: Lloyd Ackert, PhD, Teaching Professor, History
  • School of Education: Joy Phillips, PhD, Associate Clinical Professor
  • Thomas R. Kline School of Law: Rebecca Rich, JD, Assistant Teaching Professor & Director, Legal Research Center
  • Undergraduate Student Association: Maxwell Goddard, Class Senator
  • Undergraduate Student Association: Kejsi Ruka, Class Senator
  • Westphal College of Media Arts & DesignDelia Solomons, PhD, Assistant Professor, Art & Art History

Ex. Officio

  • Convener: Danuta A. Nitecki, PhD, Dean of Libraries
  • Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University: Pedro Raposo, DPhil, Martha Hamilton and I. Wistar Morris III Executive Director, Library and Archives
  • Drexel University Libraries: Brad Eden, Director, Scholarly Connections
  • Drexel University Libraries: Stacy V. Stanislaw, Communications & Events Manager
  • Drexel University Libraries: John Wiggins, Director, Library Service & Quality Improvement
  • Drexel University Libraries: Ann Yurcaba, Director, Library Administrative Services
  • Office of the Provost: To be determined
  • Office of Research: To be determined  
  • Information Technology: To be determined 
  • Student Life: Kaitlyn Delengowski, Associate Director, Special Events