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Sarah Stanley, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Library Science

On Faculty since 2016
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Sarah is a proud Midwesterner with a lifelong love of the St. Louis Cardinals, theology and history. Having had the privilege of starting her career working for some great nonprofit organizations, she is now thrilled to be a professional librarian, spending her days among cool resources, students, and colleagues. Her “happy place” is the secure storage area of Special Collections, Buswell Library, where she can sometimes be found perusing a 16th-century devotional text. Having rediscovered pottery during her theological graduate studies, Sarah also has a deep affection for the ceramic arts. She enjoys making mugs, and can wax rhapsodic about the wonders of a well-formed handle.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.L.I.S., Library & Information Science, 2014

Regent College, Vancouver, BC
M.A., Theological Studies, 2009

Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
B.A., History, magna cum laude, 2000

  • Information Science
  • Library Science
  • American Library Association: member
  • Association of College and Research Libraries: member
  • Midwest Archives Conference
  • Chicago Area Archivists
  • Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Society of American Archivists
  • Art Libraries Society of North America