Melissa Mallon

Melissa Mallon

  • Adjunct Instructor, School of Information Studies

Adjunct Instructor


  • MLIS, Louisiana State University
  • BA, English Language & Literatures/Art History, Wichita State University


Melissa Mallon is an adjunct instructor for the School of Information Studies. She is Associate University Librarian for Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt University, where she leads colleagues in the Vanderbilt Libraries to plan, develop, and implement innovative programs for instruction and learning for faculty and students across the university, including use of educational technologies in library instruction, assessment of student learning, and supporting the holistic student experience through embedded librarianship and outreach initiatives. Melissa has published, presented, and taught professional development courses in the areas of academic library leadership and management, online learning, instructional design, and the impact of information and digital literacies on student learning. Her books include Partners in Teaching & Learning: Coordinating a Successful Academic Library Instruction Program; The Pivotal Role of Academic Librarians in Digital Learning; and the co-edited volumes, The Grounded Instruction Librarian: Participating in the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning and (forthcoming) Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners.

Courses Taught

INFOST 524: Management of Libraries & Information Services