Our Library Staff

Collections, Systems & Services

Assistant Director of Collections, Systems & Services

Nick earned his Bachelor of Arts in History at Occidental College and his Master of Library and Information Science at San José State University.

Resource-Sharing Specialist

Tia holds a BA in English and an MFA in screenwriting. She comes from Colorado where she developed a love of storytelling, libraries, the liberal arts, and more.

Special Collections & College Archives

Director, Special Collections and Archives

Julie earned a BA in Humanities from San Jose State University, MA in Classics from UC Irvine, PhD in History from UC Berkeley, and MLIS from the University of Washington. She's taught undergraduate courses in History, Humanities, and Latin and researches identities in 15th-16th-century Europe.

Special Collections Instruction & Research Librarian

Helena earned her Master's in Library and Information Science from UCLA; her previous explorations include an intensive two-year program titled The Art and Technique of Filmmaking at the London Film School, England, and a BA in Communication Studies from the Universidade de Brasília, Brazil.


Alanna Quan graduated with her BA in Religious Studies from Occidental College in 2016 and a Master's in Library and Information Science from UCLA in 2023. 

Coordinator, Book Arts Program

Jocelyn Webb Pedersen is a letterpress printer and book artist. She is affiliated faculty in Art and Art History where she teaches courses in typography and hand-printed book production and offers co-curricular programs, events, and workshops. 

Teaching, Learning & Research Support

Director of Teaching, Learning and Research Support

Sarah is instruction focused in education with more than 20 years of knowledge and practice in teaching and designing learning experiences. Her research interests include active and collaborative learning, peer-led instruction, and inclusive practices. She is passionate about creating and combining...

Arts and Humanities Librarian

Erin received her MLIS from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and her BA in history from Smith College. Some of her interests include the neo-traditional student experience, critical librarianship, popular media analysis, and medieval perceptions of embodied difference. Erin strives to...

Science Librarian

Kathleen earned her Masters in Library and Information Science from University of Arizona, her MD from USC Keck School of Medicine, and her B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Montana State University. She brings her experience in the medical field combined with her recent education as a librarian to...

Librarian for First Year Experience and Student Success

Samantha Hilton received her MLIS with a concentration in Archives Management from Simmons University and her BA in English from Linfield University. To Oxy, she brings experience leading information literacy workshops centered on finding (and questioning) secondary sources, on primary source...

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1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90041