All current staff members can be reached at (414) 229-4345.

Professional Staff

Max Yela, Special Collections Librarian

Support Staff

Alice Ladrick, Library Assistant III

  • M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (expected May 2024)
  • M.F.A. in Poetry, University of Notre Dame
  • M.A. in English (Creative Writing), Miami University
  • B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing, Miami University

Graduate and Undergraduate Interns

Sarah Spiller, Graduate Student Intern

Jenna Valoe, Graduate Student Intern

Sarah Wawrzyniakowksi, Undergraduate Student Intern

Graduate and Undergraduate Interns perform important duties in the Special Collections Department. Usually these students are enrolled in UWM’s School of Information Studies, but several of our interns have also come from the Department of Visual Art, the Department of Art History, and the Museum Studies Program.

Past Interns and Graduate Assistants — Where Are They Now?

  • Kalani Adolpho – Processing Archivist for Special Collections and Archives, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
  • Hans Baierl – Library Services Coordinator, Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Campus, Fond du Lac, WI.
  • Sophia Baldwin
  • Lindsay Barone – Evaluator, Wisconsin Partnership Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
  • Chris Barth – Librarian and Associate Dean, United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.
  • Emily Birz – Freelance Copywriter and Editor, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Shauna Borger Edson – Instructional Design Librarian, University of Wisconsin Parkside, Kenosha, WI.
  • Carol Brill – Director (Retired), Alverno College Library, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Rebecca Buchmann – Head of Technical Services/Assistant Director, Door County Library, Door County, WI.
  • Barbara Bythell – Student Success Librarian, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Oak Creek Campus, Oak Creek, WI.
  • Eddie Chapman
  • Emma Cobb – Head of Reference Services, Verona Public Library, Verona, WI.
  • Elizabeth Collins
  • Jennifer Clyde – Research Operations Coordinator, Morrison Foerster, San Francisco, CA.
  • Clare Curran
  • Molly DeWolff – Reference Librarian, Santa Clara Library, St. George, UT.
  • Michael Doylen –  Associate Vice Provost & Director of the Libraries, UW-Milwaukee Libraries.
  • Morgan Ellsworth – Digital Arts Teacher, Tomah High School, Tomah, WI.
  • Shannon Erb – Audiovisual Archivist, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH.
  • Gareth Evans – Senior Lecturer, Hutton Honors College, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
  • Sarah Finn – Archival Projects Librarian, Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Elizabeth Flaig – Manager of Exhibitions and Installations, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Cameron Fontaine – Digital Initiatives Archivist, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.
  • Roberto Harrison – Milwaukee-area poet and publisher.
  • Cynthia Heck
  • Leslie Heinrichs – Project Archivist, Bader Philanthropies, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Cindy Herzog
  • Olivia Hickner – Library Assistant III, American Geographical Society Library, UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Jessie Hsueh – Staff Reporter, Council of Cultural Affairs, Taiwan.
  • Ismoon Hunter-Morton – Reference Librarian, Forest Grove City Library and the Multnomah County Library System, OR.
  • Karen Jander – Head, Serials Dept. (Retired), UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Hayley Jackson – College Archivist, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa.
  • Elizabeth Kamper – Information Literacy Librarian, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL.
  • Alex Keimel – Electronic Resources and Metadata Librarian, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Claire Kittell – MLIS Candidate, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Amelia Klem Osterud – Library Services Manager, Good Hope Branch, Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Rick Krause – Jazz Musician, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Kristine Krueger
  • Abby Landers – Instruction and Electronic Resources Librarian, Viterbo University, Onalaska, WI.
  • Charlotte Lange – Adult Reference Librarian Intern, Brown Deer Public Library, Brown Deer, WI.
  • Carrie Leatherman – Social Sciences Librarian, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
  • Teddy Lepley, III – Adjunct Instructor, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Cheryl Loschko – Graduate Program Manager, English Department, UW-Madison, Madison, WI.
  • Bobbi-Jean Ludwig – Electronic Resources Librarian, Polk Library, UW-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI.
  • Megan Manor
  • Anna Michelle Martinez-Montavon – Online Education and Technology Consultant, Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, IN.
  • Donna McCrea – Head of Archives & Special Collections and Associate Professor, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula, Missoula, MT.
  • Sarah McDaniel – Librarian, California State University Fresno, Fresno, CA.
  • Sue Ann (Mobley) Kucher – Director, Reedsburg Public Library, Reedsburg, WI.
  • Nina Morris – China Institute Officer, University of Birmingham, England.
  • Lena Negley
  • Alison Newman
  • Amber Norkett – Systems Analyst/Technology Coordinator, School Sisters of Notre Dame.
  • Brian Novak, Librarian, Science and Technology Dept., St. Louis Public Library, St. Louis, MO.
  • Anne Quinn
  • Michael Roberts – Milwaukee-area poet, deceased 2010.
  • Marc Sanders – Independent Consultant/Book Buyer, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Youngchul Shin – International Relations Coordinator, National Hangeul Museum, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Rebecca Steffens – Technical Training Specialist, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC.
  • Jennifer Stevenson – Chief Records Officer, University of Wisconsin Extension/University of Wisconsin Colleges, and Archivist, Archdiocese of Milwaukee, St. Francis, WI.
  • Katie Stollenwerk – WWII Historian, SNA International, Alexandria, VA.
  • Hailey Strickon – Content Librarian/Writer, Okta, Seattle, WA.
  • Cindy Taylor – Independent Artist, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Nancy Thomadsen – Librarian, Severson Center, Alliance for Children and Families, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Emily Voss – Freelance Writer and Virtual Assistant, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Lee Wagner – Librarian, Gateway Technical College, Kenosha, WI.
  • Kathryn Weisbeck – Sales and Marketing Specialist, Ken Michaels Furniture, Greenfield, WI.
  • Jun Wilkinson