Contacts Program

The purpose of the Contacts Program is to foster communication between the library and the academic departments with the goal of providing information resources and services to advance the instruction, research, and service mission of UWM.

Library Contact Expectations

  • Communicate regularly with department liaison about library resources, services, and needs.
  • Welcome faculty and staff annually to orient them to UWM Libraries.
  • Engage in outreach to form new relationships and collaborative opportunities.

Department Liaison Expectations

  • Share library communications to faculty, staff, and students.
  • Report changes in curriculum and research so the library can best support these areas.
  • Coordinate department feedback on library assessment of information resources and services.
SubjectLibrarian NameDepartmental Liaison
Administrative LeadershipTiffany ThorntonLiliana Mina
African & African Diaspora StudiesHeidi AnoszkoErin Winkler
AnthropologySusan ForanEmily Middleton
ArchitectureStephen AppelCatherine Kirchman
Art & DesignMax YelaKim Cosier
Art HistoryMax YelaSarah Schaefer
Biological SciencesVacantChristopher Quinn
Biomedical EngineeringSvetlana KorolevMahsa Dabagh
Biomedical SciencesVacantLora Taylor de Oliveira
Business, Lubar School ofKate GanskiTracy Rank-Christman
Chemistry and BiochemistrySvetlana KorolevJian Chen
Civil & Environmental EngineeringSvetlana KorolevHabib Tabatabai/Jie Yu
CommunicationMolly MathiasSara VanderHaagen
Communication Sciences & DisordersVacantJoyce King Mclver
Computer ScienceSvetlana KorolevAmol Mali
Criminal JusticeKristin WoodwardKimberly Hassell
DanceAnna Grau SchmidtAndy Miller
EconomicsKate GanskiFilip Vesely
Educational Policy & Community StudiesTiffany ThorntonRaji Swaminathan
Educational PsychologyTiffany ThorntonKyongboon Kwon
Electrical EngineeringSvetlana KorolevNikolai Kouklin
EnglishMolly MathiasAndrew Kincaid
Film, Video, Animation, & New GenresBeth TraylorKelly Kirshtner
Foreign Languages and LiteratureMarion ArcherKevin Muse
French, Italian, and Comparative LiteratureLynne JonesNicolas Russell
Freshwater Sciences, School ofSvetlana KorolevJim Waples
General Studies, College of - Arts and HumanitiesScott SiletAnne Widmayer
General Studies, College of - Mathematics and Natural SciencesScott SiletMichael J. Pauers
General Studies, College of - Social Sciences and BusinessScott SiletJulianna Alitto
GeographyAngie CopeZengwang Xu
GeosciencesSvetlana KorolevLindsay McHenry
Health Informatics & AdministrationVacantHanh Trinh
HistoryAbigail NyeAmanda Seligman
Honors CollegeKristin WoodwardHilary Snow
Industrial & Manufacturing EngineeringSvetlana KorolevJaejin Jang
Information Studies, School ofMolly MathiasAbigail Phillips
Journalism, Advertising, and Media StudiesMolly MathiasJackie Bradway
KinesiologyVacantKevin Keenan
LinguisticsGeorgia BrownAnne Pycha
Materials Science & EngineeringSvetlana KorolevBenjamin Church
MathematicsSvetlana KorolevWei Wei
Mechanical EngineeringSvetlana KorolevNathan Salowitz
MusicAnna Grau SchmidtGillian Rodger
Nursing, College ofVacantLenore Wilkas
PhilosophyKate GanskiMatthew Knachel
PhysicsSvetlana KorolevDavid Kaplan
Political ScienceKate GanskiErin Kaheny
PsychologyKristin WoodwardStacey Nye
Public and Nonprofit AdministrationKate GanskiDouglas Ihrke
Public Health, Zilber School ofVacantYoung Cho
Rehabilitation Science & Technology VacantKyle Ebersole
Social WorkStephanie SurachKimberly Hassell
SociologyVince CiattiGordon Gauchat
Spanish and PortugueseLynne JonesKatie Vater
Teaching and LearningTiffany ThorntonJeffrey Hawkins
TheatreAnna Grau SchmidtRobin Mello
Translation and Interpreting StudiesKate GanskiAmy Olen
Urban PlanningStephen AppelCatherine Kirchman
Women's and Gender StudiesKaren JanderMelinda Brennan

See also the Staff Directory.