As Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Lisa focuses on enhancing the quality of undergraduate education and improving student outcomes. Her responsibilities include administrative oversight of the Libraries' Learning Commons and developing and administering online educational programs focused on undergraduate library use. In addition, Lisa's role includes identifying trends and best practices in undergraduate education, leading the planning for Libraries programs and services for undergraduates, and working with students, student organizations, and others to gain understanding of undergraduate students from their perspective.
Lisa also serves as Librarian Personnel Administrator, working closely with the Libraries' human resources team to manage personnel matters pertaining to librarians and professional staff. Lisa is the Libraries' administrative coordinator for disability services. In this capacity she works with departments and personnel throughout the library and maintains contact with the University's Office of Disability Services to address the needs of disabled library users.
Lisa's prior experience includes increasingly responsible roles in the delivery and supervision of reference, instructional services, and government publications at Franklin and Marshall College and at Loyola University Chicago, and in the management and administration of reference and public services at Syracuse University Libraries. Lisa holds an MLS from Southern Connecticut State University and BA in English from North Park University (Chicago), which included a year at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.