Library Council Members

Library Council members from academic departments rotate every three years, and ex officio members have unlimited terms. 

Library Council Members (2014-2015 academic year)

Chair: Prof. Lisa Huettel, Pratt School of Engineering

  • Prof. Sumedha Gupta Ariely, Duke Global Health Institute
  • Prof. Robert Behringer, Physics Department
  • Prof. Pablo Beramendi, Political Science Department
  • Robert Byrd, ex officio, Associate University Librarian for Collections and User Services
  • Prof. Charlotte Clark, Nicholas School of the Environment
  • Prof. Michelle Connolly, Economics Department
  • Ann Elsner, ex officio, Associate University Librarian for Administrative Services
  • Prof.  Jehanne Gheith (on leave all year), Slavic and Eurasian Studies
  • Prof. Christina Gibson-Davis, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Tom Hadzor, ex officio, Associate University Librarian for Development
  • Prof. Peter Haff, Nicholas School of the Environment
  • Prof. Rick Hoyle, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Deborah Jakubs, ex officio, Vice Provost for Library Affairs and University Librarian
  • Timothy McGeary, ex officio, Associate University Librarian for IT
  • Prof. Neil McWilliam , Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
  • Gilbert Merkx, ex officio, Vice Provost for Intl. Affairs, Office of the Provost 
  • Naomi Nelson, ex officio, Director, Rubenstein Library
  • Prof. Jocelyn Olcott, History, Women’s Studies and International & Comparative Studies
  • Prof. Charles Piot, Cultural Anthropology Department
  • Prof. Daniel Schmitt, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Kim Steinle, Duke University Press
  • Prof. Philip Stern (on Sabbatical), History Department
  • Prof. Victoria Szabo, Art, Art History & Visual Studies
  • Jacqueline Reid Wachholz, Librarians Assembly Representative
  • Prof. Leonard White, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Prof. Thomas Witelski, Math Department