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Kat Nelsen, she/her/hers Social Sciences Librarian

Email
kgerwig@umn.edu
Phone
612-625-0322
Position title
Social Sciences Librarian
Subject Librarian for
American Indian Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Asian American Studies
Sociology

About

I am the interim librarian for Anthropology, Sociology, American Studies, American Indian Studies, and Asian American Studies. 

I teach library workshops and course-integrated library and information literacy sessions. In the spring you can find me teaching a Research Spotlight section of CLA 1002. I also work with the Undergraduate Services Librarian to plan and coordinate Libraries involvement in university efforts to welcome new students.

Some of my interests include: social science research methods and study design; community-engaged scholarship; instructional design and teaching; assessment of library programs and services; and library support for undergraduate research.

Education

M.A., Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.A., Psychology, Metropolitan State University