Subject Specialists - General Information

Subject Areas
Primary Contact
Secondary Contact Email

Advertising & Public Relations (PR)
Lisa Romero

l-romero@illinois.edu

Communications Library comlibrarian@library.illinois.edu

Aerospace Engineering
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

African American Studies
Courtney Becks

bexlib@illinois.edu

History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
hpnl@library.illinois.edu

African Studies
Atoma Batoma

batoma@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Agricultural Communications
Janis Shearer

jshearer@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Agricultural Economics
Sarah Williams

scwillms@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Agricultural Engineering
Michael Dickinson

mad4@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

American Indian Studies
Cindy Ingold is on sabbatical through August 15, 2023. During that time, please contact:

Jess Hagman
jhagman@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Animal Sciences
Erin Kerby

ekerb@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Anthropology
Jess Hagman

jhagman@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Archaeology
Jess Hagman

jhagman@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Architecture
Emilee Mathews

emathews@illinois.edu

Ricker Library of Architecture & Art
rickerlibrary@library.illinois.edu

Art
Emilee Mathews

emathews@illinois.edu

Ricker Library of Architecture & Art
rickerlibrary@library.illinois.edu

Asian American Studies
Cindy Ingold is on sabbatical through August 15, 2023. During that time, please contact:

Jess Hagman
jhagman@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Astronomy
Mary Schlembach

schlemba@illinois.edu


Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Atmospheric Sciences
Mary Schlembach

schlemba@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Biochemistry
Kelli Trei

ktrei2@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Bioengineering
Alex (Elisandro) Cabada

cabada@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Biology
Kelli Trei

ktrei2@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Biomedicine
Peg (Margaret) Burnette

phburn@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Business
STEM Entrepreneurship & Business
BIS@library.illinois.edu
Carissa Phillips

choller@illinois.edu

Chemical Engineering
Mary Schlembach

schlemba@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Chemistry
Mary Schlembach

schlemba@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Children’s & Young Adult Literature
Nancy O’Brien

npobrien@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Chinese Studies
Steve Witt

swwitt@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Cinema Studies
Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Lisa Romero

l-romero@illinois.edu

Civil & Environmental Engineering
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Classical Studies
Elias Petrou

epetrou@illinois.edu

Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Communication
Lisa Romero

l-romero@illinois.edu

Communications Library
comlibrarian@library.illinois.edu

Comparative Literature
Matthew Roberts

mjrii@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Computer Science
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Copyright
Sara Benson

srbenson@illinois.edu

Scholarly Communication & Publishing
scpub@library.illinois.edu

Crop Sciences
Sarah Williams

scwillms@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Dance
Kate Lambaria

lambari1@illinois.edu

Kirstin Johnson

dougan@illinois.edu

Data: Social Sciences 
Scholarly Commons

sc@library.illinois.edu

Data Services: Data Curation & Data Management
Research Data Service
researchdata@library.illinois.edu

Data Services: Physical Sciences & Engineering
Chris Wiley

cawiley@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Data Visualization
Scholarly Commons

sc@library.illinois.edu

Design
Siobhan McKissic

siobhan2@illinois.edu

Ricker Library of Architecture & Art
rickerlibrary@library.illinois.edu

Digital Humanities
Scholarly Communications & Publishing
scpub@library.illinois.edu

Digital Publishing
Dan Tracy

dtracy@illinois.edu

Scholarly Communication & Publishing
scpub@library.illinois.edu

Economics
Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library

sshel@library.illinois.edu

Education
Nancy O’Brien

npobrien@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

English
Matthew Roberts

mjrii@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Environmental Sciences
Susan Braxton

braxton@illinois.edu

Michael Dickinson

mad4@illinois.edu

Entrepreneurship – STEM
Becky Smith

becky@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

European Union Studies
Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Family Studies
Sarah Williams

scwillms@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Food Science
Sarah Williams

scwillms@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

French & Francophone Studies
Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Gender & Women’s Studies
Cindy Ingold is on sabbatical through August 15, 2023. During that time, please contact:

Piper Martin
pm13@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Geographic Information Science (GIS)
Wenjie Wang

wenjiew@illinois.edu

Scholarly Commons

sc@library.illinois.edu

Geography
Jess Hagman

jhagman@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Geology
Mary Schlembach

schlemba@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

German Studies
Marek Sroka

msroka@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Global Studies
Steve Witt

swwitt@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Government Information
Sanga Sung

ssung@illinois.edu

Government Information Services
govinfo@library.illinois.edu

Health & Wellness
Peg (Margaret) Burnette

phburn@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

History
History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
hpnl@library.illinois.edu

Illinois Extension
Janis Shearer

jshearer@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Illinois Natural Resources
Susan Braxton

braxton@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Informatics: Medical
Peg (Margaret) Burnette

phburn@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Information Management
Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Italian Studies
Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Japanese Studies
Steve Witt

swwitt@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Journalism
Lisa Romero

l-romero@illinois.edu

Communications Library
comlibrarian@library.illinois.edu

Jewish Studies
Courtney Becks

bexlib@illinois.edu

History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
hpnl@library.illinois.edu

Kinesiology
JJ Pionke

pionke@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Korean Studies
International and Area Studies Library

ias@library.illinois.edu

Labor & Employment Relations
Nancy O’Brien

npobrien@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Landscape Architecture
Michael Dickinson

mad4@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Antonio Sotomayor is on sabbatical through May 2023. During this time, please contact:

Paula Carns
pcarns@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Law
Law Library Reference Desk

law-refdesk@illinois.edu

Library & Information Science
Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Linguistics
Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Literature & Literary Criticism
Matthew Roberts

mjrii@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Maps & Cartography 
Jenny Johnson

jmj@illinois.edu

Materials Science & Engineering
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Mathematics
Alex (Elisandro) Cabada

cabada@illinois.edu

Mathematics Library

math@library.illinois.edu

Mechanical Engineering
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Media
Lisa Romero

l-romero@illinois.edu

Communications Library
comlibrarian@library.illinois.edu

Medicine
Peg (Margaret) Burnette

phburn@illinois.edu

Alex (Elisandro) Cabada

cabada@illinois.edu

Medieval Studies
Elias Petrou

epetrou@illinois.edu

Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Middle East & North African Studies
Laila Hussein Moustafa

lhoussei@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Music
Kate Lambaria

lambari1@illinois.edu

Kirstin Johnson

dougan@illinois.edu

Nuclear Engineering
Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Philosophy
History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
hpnl@library.illinois.edu

Physical Sciences & Engineering
Monica Carroll

monicac3@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Physics
Mary Schlembach

schlemba@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Planning
Michael Dickinson

mad4@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Political Science
Cindy Ingold is on sabbatical through August 15, 2023. During that time, please contact:

Sanga Sung
ssung@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Popular Culture
Mara Thacker

mthacker@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Portuguese Studies
Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Prairie Research Institute
Susan Braxton

braxton@illinois.edu

Funk ACES Library

aceslib@library.illinois.edu

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
Yali Feng

yalifeng@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Public Health
JJ Pionke

pionke@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Recreation, Sport & Tourism
JJ Pionke

pionke@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Religious Studies
History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
hpnl@library.illinois.edu

Scandinavian Studies
Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies
Kit Condill

condill@illinois.edu

Slavic Reference Service
srscite@library.illinois.edu

Social Work
Yali Feng

yalifeng@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Sociology
Jess Hagman

jhagman@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

South Asian Studies
Mara Thacker

mthacker@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Spanish
Paula Carns

pcarns@illinois.edu

Literatures and Languages Library
litlang@library.illinois.edu

Speech & Hearing Science
JJ Pionke

pionke@illinois.edu

Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library
sshel@library.illinois.edu

Standards
Mary Schlembach

schlemba@illinois.edu

Grainger Engineering Library Information Center
enginlib@library.illinois.edu

Statistics
Alex (Elisandro) Cabada

cabada@illinois.edu

Mathematics Library

math@library.illinois.edu

Theatre
Kate Lambaria

lambari1@illinois.edu

Matthew Roberts

mjrii@illinois.edu

Translation Studies
Marek Sroka

msroka@illinois.edu

International and Area Studies Library
ias@library.illinois.edu

Veterinary Medicine
Erin Kerby

ekerb@illinois.edu

Veterinary Medicine Library
vetmed@library.illinois.edu

 

This list is administered by the Library Reference Management Team. Questions and suggestions can be submitted by emailing rmt@library.illinois.edu.