College Librarians and Specialists

Kennedy Library has an expert team of college librarians and specialists who provide meaningful, tailored support to students and faculty.

Contact your college librarian or a specialist if you are seeking research help, library classroom instruction, or to further build the library’s collection within your specialty.

Mark Bieraugel (they/them/theirs)
Librarian, Orfalea College of Business
Research, Instruction, and Collection Development
805-756-6247 | E-mail | Office: 35-206

Brett Bodemer
College of Liberal Arts Librarian, Coordinator of Reference, Coordinator Digital Projects Lab
Research, Instruction, Collection Development, Reference, Fostering interdisciplinary collaboration.
805-756-2203 | E-mail | Office: 35-205

Kaila Bussert
Foundational Experiences Librarian
Research, Instruction
805-756-5937 | E-mail | Office: 35-216H

Danielle Daugherty (she/her/hers)
Research, Scholarship, and Publishing Specialist
805-756-6536 | E-mail | Office: 35-216F

Sarah Lester (she/her/hers)
Librarian, College of Engineering
805-756-6019 | E-mail | Office: 35-35-216D

Caleb Nichols (he/him/his)
Course Reserves & Circulation Desk Coordinator; Academic Services Librarian
805-756-6040 | E-mail | Office: 35-101

Katherine O'Clair (she/her/hers)
Academic Services Department Head
805-756-2690 | E-mail | Office: 35-204B

Mercedes Rutherford-Patten
Reference and Instruction Specialist
805-756-6063 | E-mail | Office: 35-208

Jeanine Scaramozzino
Librarian, College of Science & Mathematics and School of Education; Coordinator, Academic and Scholarly Communication Services
Research, Instruction, and Collection Development / Academic & Scholarly Communication Services
805-756-5677 | E-mail | Office: 35-216E

Laura Sorvetti (she/her/hers)
Reference and Instruction, Special Collections and Archives
805-756-2391 | E-mail | Office: 35-409

Catherine Trujillo
Exhibits and Campus Art Curator
805-756-6395 | E-mail | Office: 35-512

Jesse Vestermark
Librarian, College of Architecture and Environmental Design
Research, Instruction, and Collection Development
805-756-2640 | E-mail | Office: 35-216J

Zach Vowell
Digital Archivist
805-756-5710 | E-mail | Office: 35-409

Russ White
Data and GIS Specialist
805-756-2380 | E-mail | Office: 35-111A