Library Council Members

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

Library Council Members (2016-2017 academic year)

Chair: Prof. Lisa Huettel, Pratt School of Engineering

Term Ending August 31, 2017

  • Sumedha Ariely, Duke Global Health Institute
  • Jehanne Gheith, Slavic & Eurasian Studies
  • Jocelyn Olcott, History
  • Charles Piot, Cultural Anthropology
  • Philip Stern, History
  • Sean Bissell, Duke Student Government representative 
  • Nivedhitha Subramanian, Graduate and Professional Student Council representative 

Term Ending August 31, 2018

  • Dominika Baran, English
  • Doug Boyer, Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Guo-Juin Hong, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Rebecca Stein, Cultural Anthropology
  • Victoria Szabo, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

 Term Ending August 31, 2019

  • Jasmine Nichole Cobb, African and African American Studies
  • William Johnson, Classical Studies
  • Anthony Kelley, Music
  • Manoj Mohanan, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • James Roberts, Economics
  • Lynn Smith-Lovin, Sociology (will not serve 2016-17)
  • Thomas Witelski, Mathematics

Ex Officio

  •  Robert L. Byrd, Associate University Librarian for Collections Services
  • Ann Elsner, Director of Administrative Services
  • Thomas Hadzor, Director of Development
  • Deborah Jakubs, University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs
  • Timothy McGeary, Duke University Libraries
  • Gilbert Merkx, Director of International and Area Studies
  • Naomi Nelson, Duke University Libraries
  • Kim Steinle, Library Relations Manager, Duke University Press