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Subject Librarians

Subject librarians serve as liaisons to the faculty, students and staff of the University's academic departments and programs. They provide research assistance and referral, support students learning research skills and information literacy and facilitate access to general and disciplinary information resources and collections.

Anthropology Meredith Farkas
503.725.4577
mfarkas@pdx.edu
Applied Linguistics Linda Absher
503.725.4713
absherl@pdx.edu
Architecture Kris Kern 503.725.5218
kernk@pdx.edu
Art & Design
Kris Kern 503.725.5218
kernk@pdx.edu
Biology Gretta Siegel

503.725.4708
siegelg@pdx.edu
Black Studies Joan Petit 503.725.2397
jpetit@pdx.edu
Business Administration Kerry Wu 503.725.4124
wuq@pdx.edu
Center for Science Education Bob Schroeder 503.725.4519 
schroedr@pdx.edu
Chemistry Gretta Siegel

503.725.4708 
siegelg@pdx.edu
Chicano/Latino Studies Meredith Farkas 503.725.4577
mfarkas@pdx.edu
Child & Family Studies Kimberly Pendell 503.725.4501
kpendell@pdx.edu
Civil & Environmental Engineering Michael Bowman 503.725.3690
bowman@pdx.edu
Comics
Michael Bowman 503.725.3690
bowman@pdx.edu
Communications Linda Absher 503.725.4713
absherl@pdx.edu
Community Health Emily Ford 503.725.3689
forder@pdx.edu
Computer Science Michael Bowman 503.725.3690
bowman@pdx.edu
Conflict Resolution Meredith Farkas 503.725.4577
mfarkas@pdx.edu
Counselor Education Bob Schroeder 503.725.4519
schroedr@pdx.edu
Criminology & Criminal Justice
Emily Ford 503.725.3689
forder@pdx.edu
Dance Kris Kern
503.725.5218
kernk@pdx.edu
Economics Kerry Wu 503.725.4124
wuq@pdx.edu
Education Bob Schroeder 503.725.4519
schroedr@pdx.edu
Electrical & Computer Engineering Michael Bowman 503.725.3690
bowman@pdx.edu
Engineering & Technology Management Michael Bowman 503.725.3690
bowman@pdx.edu
English Linda Absher 503.725.4713
absherl@pdx.edu
English as a Second Language Linda Absher 503.725.4713
absherl@pdx.edu
Environmental Science & Management Gretta Siegel

503.725.4708 
siegelg@pdx.edu
Family Studies Kimberly Pendell 503.725.4501
kpendell@pdx.edu
Film Studies Kris Kern 503.725.5218
kernk@pdx.edu
Geography Gretta Siegel

503.725.3689
siegelg@pdx.edu
Geology Gretta Siegel

503.725.4708 
siegelg@pdx.edu
Government Information Claudia Weston 503.725.4542
westonc@pdx.edu
Health Sciences Emily Ford 503.725.3689
forder@pdx.edu
History Joan Petit

503.725.2397
jpetit@pdx.edu

Honors Program Claudia Weston
503.725.4542
westonc@pdx.edu
Indigenous Nations Studies Tom Larsen 503.725.8179
larsent@pdx.edu
International Business Kerry Wu 503.725.4714
wuq@pdx.edu
International Studies Meredith Farkas 503.725.4577
mfarkas@pdx.edu
Judaic Studies Joan Petit 
503.725.2397
jpetit@pdx.edu
Maps Claudia Weston 503.725.4542
westonc@pdx.edu
Mathematics & Statistics
Michael Bowman 503.725.3690
bowman@pdx.edu
Mechanical & Materials Engineering Michael Bowman 503.725.3690
bowman@pdx.edu
Middle Eastern Languages Kris Kern 503.725.5218
kernk@pdx.edu
Music Kris Kern
503.725.5218
kernk@pdx.edu
Physics Gretta Siegel

503.725.4708 
siegelg@pdx.edu
Philosophy Arthur Hendricks 503.725.5879
bvah@pdx.edu
Physical Education Emily Ford 503.725.3689
forder@pdx.edu
Political Science Emily Ford 503.725.3689
forder@pdx.edu
Psychology Kimberly Pendell 503.725.4501
kpendell@pdx.edu
Public Administration Emily Ford 503.725.3689
forder@pdx.edu
Religious Studies Arthur Hendricks 503.725.5879 
bvah@pdx.edu
Social Work Kimberly Pendell 503.725.4501
kpendell@pdx.edu
Sociology Kimberly Pendell 503.725.4501
kpendell@pdx.edu
Speech & Hearing Arthur Hendricks
503.725.5879
bvah@pdx.edu
Sustainability
Emily Ford 503.725.3689
forder@pdx.edu
Systems Science Michael Bowman 503.725.3690
bowman@pdx.edu
Theatre & Film Kris Kern
503.725.5218
kernk@pdx.edu
University Studies Meredith Farkas 503.725.4577
mfarkas@pdx.edu
Urban Studies Emily Ford 503.725.3689
forder@pdx.edu
Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Linda Absher 503.725.4713
absherl@pdx.edu
World Languages & Literatures
Linda Absher 503.725.4713
absherl@pdx.edu
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