LibrariesScholars’ CollaborativeScholar’s Collaborative & Studio Specialists
Scholar’s Collaborative & Studio Specialists

These are the librarians and information professionals in the Scholars’ Collaborative and Studio team. Our department also includes graduate assistants and student library assistants. If you aren’t sure who to contact, you can always reach us at or

Michelle Brannen

Michelle Brannen

Head of the Scholar’s Collaborative

Trey Hobson

Studio IT & Media Specialist

Eric Arnold

GIS SPecialist

Christopher Eaker

Data Curation Librarian

Shelly O’Barr

Studio Manager & Libraries Media Producer

Jared Sebby


Paris Whalon

Student Success Librarian for Media Literacy

Joshua Ortiz Baco

Digital scholarship librarian

The Open Sandbox

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